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Binter names ATR 72-212A EC-KGJ “Madeira”

 

EC-KGJ taxies at Madeira for the formal naming ceremony.  Copyright Photo: Marco Finelli.

EC-KGJ taxies at Madeira for the formal naming ceremony. Copyright Photo: Marco Finelli.

Binter Canarias (Grand Canaria) on June 25, 2009 named its  ATR 72-212A (ATR 72-500) EC-KGJ (msn 753) “Madeira” formally at Funchal Airport (FNC) on lsland of Madeira in an official ceremony.  This aircraft was named after the Portuguese island, located just north of Canary Islands, due to a new partnership between the Spanish carrier and Windsor Travel.  A water cannon salute was performed shortly after landing.