ALC Orders 7 ATR 72-600s

Travel News Asia Videos Podcasts Latest Travel News Asia Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Air Lease Corporation has signed an agreement with ATR for the purchase of seven additional ATR 72-600s.

Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has purchased ATRs every year since its first contract at Farnborough in 2010. With this latest agreement, ALC now has 28 ATR 72-600s in its portfolio. ATRs are currently operated by over 180 carriers worldwide thanks to their high reliability, comfort, and low operating costs for airlines.

Steven Udvar-Hzy, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Air Lease Corporation, said, "We are experiencing success placing our ATR 72-600s with operators expanding regional air connectivity and short segment routes all over the world. With its compelling operating costs and modern cabin interior designs, we believe demand for this aircraft will continue to increase.

ATR 72-600

Passenger capacity: 68 to 74 seats
Engines: Pratt & Whitney 127M
Maximum take-off power: 2,750 horsepower per engine
Maximum take-off weight: 23,000 kg
Maximum load: 7,500 kg
Maximum flight range when fully loaded: 900 nautical miles (1,665 km)

Patrick de Castelbajac, Chief Executive Office of ATR, said, This deal further underlines the appeal of the newest ATR '-600s' for the leasing firm community ... We are honored that such a successful company as Air Lease and the main trend-setter of the aviation industry, Mr. Udvar-Hzy, are renewing their confidence in ATR as the most efficient aircraft in regional aviation.

See also: HD Videos from the Singapore Airshow 2010, HD Videos from Asian Aerospace 2011, HD Videos from Singapore Airshow 2012, HD Videos from Farnborough 2012 and HD Videos from Singapore Airshow 2014

ATR, ALC, Air Lease Corporation, 72-600

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