ATR anticipates the Chinese market will need 300 turboprops over the next 20 years,the European turboprop manufacturer said Nov. 2. The Franco-Italian company said at the Farnborough Airshow in July that it anticipated major growth in China’s regional airline route network. It put some detail on that assertion during Airshow China in Zhuhai Nov. 2, estimating that 800 new regional routes operated by turboprops would be created by 2035. Of the 300 new turboprops forecast to be sold ...

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