French Caribbean airline Air Caraïbes took delivery of its first ATR 72-600 Dec. 14, the first of an order of three placed in 2014. Deliveries will be concluded in 2019. The Guadeloupe-based carrier currently has three earlier ATR 72-500s on strength, as well as a single Airbus A330-200 and four A330-300s for long-haul work. The A330 fleet is scheduled to be replaced by three A350-900s and three larger A350-1000s. The ATR turboprops operate a network of routes among the French ...

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