Dunnachie Moves On From ATR To Join ACIA Aero Leasing
The departure of Mark Dunnachie from ATR will see the industry veteran leave after five years with the OEM to join ACIA Aero Leasing.
ZeroAvia Shifts Hydrogen-Electric Demo Focus To Larger Regionals
Startup begins converting 70-seat Dash 8 Q400 to test a 2-megawatt-class hydrogen fuel-cell powertrain.
Corporate Travel Volume Reaches Pre-COVID Levels For Azul
Brazil's Azul is seeing promising signs in business demand as corporate travel volume recently reached pre-pandemic levels.
ATR And Embraer Defer Turboprop Moves
Remaining regional aircraft OEMs ATR and Embraer continue to wait for fresh, strong demand. If the hesitation is structural, the outlook could stay grim.
ATR Taps Former Airbus Exec Vidal To Lead Sales Endeavor
Regional turboprop manufacturer ATR has appointed Alexis Vidal, a seasoned marketing and sales expert, as SVP commercial, succeeding Fabrice Vautier.
ATR Announces Orders For Up To 24 Aircraft, Ramps Up Production
ATR aims to progressively ramp up deliveries to 80 per year by the second half of the decade, following a weaker-than-expected performance in 2022.
ATR Delays Go-Ahead Decision On EVO To Weigh Engine Options
ATR has delayed a go-ahead decision for the future EVO turboprop family from 2023 to early 2025 to consider engine options.
First Take, June 19, 2023
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
ATR Offers VIP Cabins For Regional Turboprop
ATR claims its 70-seat-class ATR 72-600 cuts carbon dioxide emissions by 45%, compared with equivalent regional jets.
MRO Memo: ATR Seeks Further Maintenance Efficiencies
Turboprop aircraft OEM has targeted savings through software partnership rollouts.
Clean Sky 2 Project Advances De-Icing Technology
A significant improvement in energy efficiency for a novel de-icing system has been demonstrated under the EU’s Clean Sky 2 public-private partnership.
Universal Hydrogen Bets On Toulouse
The company’s unorthodox methods can be seen in its preparations for ATR 72 flight tests.
Can ATR Weather Turboprop Market Headwinds?
Without production challenges, around 30 aircraft might have been delivered last year—still a low number compared with the previous decade.
Despite Waning Deliveries, ATR CEO Bets On Production Ramp-Up
In an interview, ATR CEO Nathalie Tarnaud Laude says she is planning on progressively increasing the OEM’s annual output to 80 aircraft.
PW127 Shows Strength Across Lifecycle
The engine continues to dominate the regional turboprop market.
ATR, Pratt & Whitney Aim For 100% SAF Capability
ATR and Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) plan to collaborate to achieve 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) readiness in PW127 series engines.
Top ATR Engineering Exec Leaves For eVTOL Startup
Stephane Viala, ATR’s former SVP for engineering and head of design organization, has left the regional turboprop manufacturer.
ATR Chooses NHIndustries’ Tarnaud Laude As Its Next CEO
Nathalie Tarnaud Laude will succeed Stefano Bortoli as the CEO of ATR effective Sept. 17.
ATR Books Maldivian As New Customer
European turboprop manufacturer ATR has won a potentially significant contract with Indian Ocean carrier Maldivian, historically an operator of De Havilland Canada Dash 8.
Sweden’s BRA, ATR And Neste To Demo 100% SAF
Swedish regional BRA, OEM ATR and fuel supplier Neste partner to certify 100% SAF for ATR regional turboprops; first test flight in 2022.
ATR Looking To Get New Product On The Market In Five Years, CEO Says
Turboprop manufacturer ATR is studying “meaningful” changes to its existing aircraft platform and suggested an announcement on new developments could come in early 2022.
Daily Memo: ATR Plans For Slow Rebound After Depressed Demand
ATR’s earlier hopes that regional turboprops would spearhead the recovery have yet to materialize, and management now only expects a slight upturn this year on the extremely slow sales it reported for 2020.
Daily Memo: Regional Turboprops May Spearhead Traffic Recovery
Regional turboprop manufacturers ATR and De Havilland Aircraft of Canada have been suffering from the ongoing crisis, but they may see the light at the end of the tunnel earlier than other segments.
ATR Announces Workforce Reductions
Regional turboprop manufacturer ATR plans to cut around 200 staff from its 1,400-strong workforce—the latest company to shrink its operations as a