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Wed, 23 Oct 2019

Bhutan's Drukair Takes Delivery of Brand New ATR 72-600

Drukair, the national airline of Bhutan, has taken delivery of a brand new ATR 42-600 aircraft.

The ATR will serve small airports in the Himalayan Mountains and links Bhutan with Kathmandu, Kolkata and Dhaka.

Through the introduction of the -600 seriesí latest generation Standard 3 avionics suite, Drukair will benefit from RNP AR 0.3/0.3 which further enhances airfield accessibility and operational performance.

Drukair ATR 42-600. Click to enlarge.

Drukairís ATR is also equipped with the ClearVision system, which will provide pilots with improved vision and situational awareness.

The aircraft has been configured with 40 seats.

Tandi Wangchuk, Chief Executive Officer of Drukair said, ďWe have been flying an ATR 42-500 aircraft since 2011, its versatility and operational reliability have made it the ideal aircraft. When evaluating how to improve on this performance, it makes sense to upgrade to the latest-generation and we look forward to introducing these evolutions to our passengers. Particularly the modern Armonia cabin which will provide even more comfort to everyone on board.Ē

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