Japan Airlines (JAL) subsidiary Japan Air Commuter (JAC) took delivery of a 70-seat ATR 72-600, the first ATR 72 in Japan. The handover took place four months after JAC converted an order for an ATR 42-600. “This acquisition of an ATR 72-600 will allow us to be more flexible with our operations, matching capacity to demand more efficiently,” JAC president Hiroki Kato said. The operator, which has received five ATR 42-600s, placed its first one into service in 2017. Last summer, ...

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