Caribbean Airlines takes delivery of the first ATR 72-600

Caribbean Airlines (Port-of-Spain) on November 9 took delivery in Toulouse of its first ATR 72-600 aircraft. The carrier becomes one of the first operators of the new ATR 72-600 series. Caribbean has ordered nine copies. The aircraft are configured with 68 seats and equipped with the new ATR -600s standards of comfort, including In-Flight Entertainment.

With this new ATR 72-600 deliverey, Caribbean Airlines will start replacing its fleet of five 50-seat Bombardier DHC-8-300s. Caribbean Airlines will also operate some of its new ATR 72-600s in the domestic route network of Air Jamaica, which was recently acquired by the Trinidad and Tobago’s flag carrier.

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