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ATR 40 years on

Airliner World analyses the trials, tribulations and triumphs of turboprop titan ATR

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ATR: service insight

Ian Harbison talks with David Brigante at ATR to learn more about the firm's customer offering

Which airline accepted ATR’s first factory-built freighter?

With more than 130 converted freighters in service, ATR has finally handed over a purpose-built variant

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Loganair launches new route from Edinburgh

The Scottish carrier has unveiled an additional route for its 2021 summer schedule

FedEx’s Maiden ATR 72-600F Spotted

The first ATR 72-600F for parcel giant, Federal Express (FedEx), broke cover at Toulouse’s Blagnac Airport on September 16. On the same day, the Franco-Italian-built turboprop, F-WWEX (c/n 1653), had its maiden flight.

Why do turboprop airliners still exist?

In a world dominated by jet-powered airliners only two turboprop manufacturers remain. But what are turbine-driven propeller aircraft good at and why do they continue to survive in today’s commercial aviation industry?

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New Zealand’s Alpine Airline

Mount Cook Airline was an innovative carrier that championed its home region ...

Italy's Guardia di Finanza orders more ATR 72MPs

Italy's Guardia di Finanza has ordered a further three ATR 72MP maritime patrol aircraft for dedicated surveillance duties.