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InterSky orders two ATR 72-600s

InterSky (Bregenz, Austria and Friedrichshafen, Germany) ordered two ATR 72-600 for delivery in December 2012 and March 2013, to supplement the Bombardier DHC-8-300s.

Read the press release from the airline (in German): CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: Keith Burton. The new ATR 72-600s will supplement the existing Bombardier DHC-8-300s. DHC-8-311 OE-LSB (msn 525) completes its final approach into Zurich.

TransAsia Airways signs contract for eight ATR 72-600s

TransAsia Airways (Taipei) has signed a contract for eight firm 72-seat ATR 72-600s, plus an option for one additional ATR 72-600. The deal, including the option, is valued at over $ 210 million. Deliveries of these new ATR -600s will start in 2014 and extend through 2017. With the purchase of these aircraft, TransAsia Airways will progressively replace their current fleet of nine ATR 72-500s operating in their domestic network with the new aircraft.

Top Image: ATR.


Bottom Copyright Photo: Manuel Negrerie. The older ATR 72s will be replaced with the new ATR 72-600s for mainly domestic routes in Taiwan. The pictured ATR 72-212A (ATR 72-500) B-22802 also carries a special 60th Anniversary decal.