Dunnachie Moves On From ATR To Join ACIA Aero Leasing

By Victoria Moores Sep 20, 2023

The departure of Mark Dunnachie from ATR will see the industry veteran leave after five years with the OEM to join ACIA Aero Leasing.

Airlines & Lessors

ZeroAvia Shifts Hydrogen-Electric Demo Focus To Larger Regionals

By Graham Warwick Aug 29, 2023

Startup begins converting 70-seat Dash 8 Q400 to test a 2-megawatt-class hydrogen fuel-cell powertrain.

Aircraft & Propulsion

Corporate Travel Volume Reaches Pre-COVID Levels For Azul

By Lori Ranson Aug 10, 2023

Brazil's Azul is seeing promising signs in business demand as corporate travel volume recently reached pre-pandemic levels.

Airlines & Lessors

ATR And Embraer Defer Turboprop Moves

By Jens Flottau Jul 11, 2023

Remaining regional aircraft OEMs ATR and Embraer continue to wait for fresh, strong demand. If the hesitation is structural, the outlook could stay grim.

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

ATR And Embraer Defer Turboprop Moves

By Victoria Moores Jul 11, 2023

Remaining regional aircraft OEMs ATR and Embraer continue to wait for fresh, strong demand. If the hesitation is structural, the outlook could stay grim.

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

ATR Taps Former Airbus Exec Vidal To Lead Sales Endeavor

By Thierry Dubois Jun 26, 2023

Regional turboprop manufacturer ATR has appointed Alexis Vidal, a seasoned marketing and sales expert, as SVP commercial, succeeding Fabrice Vautier.

Aircraft & Propulsion

ATR Announces Orders For Up To 24 Aircraft, Ramps Up Production

By Victoria Moores Jun 20, 2023

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.

On Location

ATR Delays Go-Ahead Decision On EVO To Weigh Engine Options

By Victoria Moores Jun 20, 2023

ATR has delayed a go-ahead decision for the future EVO turboprop family from 2023 to early 2025 to consider engine options.

On Location

First Take, June 19, 2023

By Graham Warwick Jun 16, 2023

Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.


ATR Offers VIP Cabins For Regional Turboprop

By Thierry Dubois Jun 06, 2023

ATR claims its 70-seat-class ATR 72-600 cuts carbon dioxide emissions by 45%, compared with equivalent regional jets.

Interiors & Connectivity

MRO Memo: ATR Seeks Further Maintenance Efficiencies

By Alex Derber Apr 28, 2023

Turboprop aircraft OEM has targeted savings through software partnership rollouts.


Clean Sky 2 Project Advances De-Icing Technology

By Thierry Dubois Apr 25, 2023

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.

Safety, Ops & Regulation

Universal Hydrogen Bets On Toulouse

By Thierry Dubois Apr 11, 2023

The company’s unorthodox methods can be seen in its preparations for ATR 72 flight tests.

Aircraft & Propulsion

Can ATR Weather Turboprop Market Headwinds?

By Thierry Dubois Apr 06, 2023

Without production challenges, around 30 aircraft might have been delivered last year—still a low number compared with the previous decade.

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Despite Waning Deliveries, ATR CEO Bets On Production Ramp-Up

By Thierry Dubois Mar 30, 2023

In an interview, ATR CEO Nathalie Tarnaud Laude says she is planning on progressively increasing the OEM’s annual output to 80 aircraft.

Aircraft & Propulsion

PW127 Shows Strength Across Lifecycle

By Alex Derber Feb 13, 2023

The engine continues to dominate the regional turboprop market.

Services & Support

ATR, Pratt & Whitney Aim For 100% SAF Capability

By Alan Dron Feb 09, 2023

ATR and Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) plan to collaborate to achieve 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) readiness in PW127 series engines.

Aircraft & Propulsion

Top ATR Engineering Exec Leaves For eVTOL Startup

By Thierry Dubois Feb 01, 2023

Stephane Viala, ATR’s former SVP for engineering and head of design organization, has left the regional turboprop manufacturer.

Aircraft & Propulsion

ATR Chooses NHIndustries’ Tarnaud Laude As Its Next CEO

By Thierry Dubois Jul 27, 2022

Nathalie Tarnaud Laude will succeed Stefano Bortoli as the CEO of ATR effective Sept. 17.

Aircraft & Propulsion

ATR Books Maldivian As New Customer

By Alan Dron Jan 19, 2022

European turboprop manufacturer ATR has won a potentially significant contract with Indian Ocean carrier Maldivian, historically an operator of De Havilland Canada Dash 8.

Aircraft & Propulsion

Sweden’s BRA, ATR And Neste To Demo 100% SAF

By Graham Warwick Sep 17, 2021

Swedish regional BRA, OEM ATR and fuel supplier Neste partner to certify 100% SAF for ATR regional turboprops; first test flight in 2022.

Safety, Ops & Regulation

ATR Looking To Get New Product On The Market In Five Years, CEO Says

By Victoria Moores Sep 02, 2021

Turboprop manufacturer ATR is studying “meaningful” changes to its existing aircraft platform and suggested an announcement on new developments could come in early 2022.

Aircraft & Propulsion

Daily Memo: ATR Plans For Slow Rebound After Depressed Demand

By Thierry Dubois Mar 17, 2021

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.

Aircraft & Propulsion

Daily Memo: Regional Turboprops May Spearhead Traffic Recovery

By Thierry Dubois Jul 10, 2020

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.

Aircraft & Propulsion

ATR Announces Workforce Reductions

By Alan Dron Jul 02, 2020

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

Aircraft & Propulsion