ATR 72-600. Courtesy, ATR Singapore-based lessor Avation has agreed to purchase seven additional ATR 72-600s, valued at over $160 million. Avation, which is a regional aircraft specialist, first ordered the ATRs in 2011. It has since built up orders for 20 aircraft and has taken delivery of seven, which are operated for Virgin Australia by Perth’s Skywest Airlines. Skywest Airlines and Avation are linked by Jeff Chatfield, who chairs both companies. “These new ATR ...

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