US cargo specialist FedEx Express’s 2017 order for new-build ATR 72-600 freighters has ignited interest in the freight industry for both new and used cargo versions of the turboprop, the manufacturer said. ATR believes the order, comprising 30 new ATR 72-600s plus 20 options, has triggered a surge of interest from the sector. “When we announced the FedEx order, the market response was absolutely amazing,” ATR CEO Christian Scherer said. Interest came from companies ...

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