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Can Bombardier's Q400 Save Regional Air Service in the US?

America's regional airlines, which are contracted by mainline airlines to provide feeder services at mainline hubs and once operated an army of 50-seat Bombardier CRJ-200s and Embraer E145s, are today faced with an acute and worsening pilot shortage.


Related Topix: Bombardier Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Bombardier CRJ-700, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Delta, UT, ATR 72, Business News

Mon Jul 21, 2014


United Airways AT72 at Coxs Bazar on Jul 20th 2014, nose gear collapse

A United Airways Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212, registration S2-AFN performing flight 4H-501 from Dhaka to Coxs Bazar with 43 passengers and 5 crew, touched down safely on Coxs Bazar's runway at 17:45L .


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, ATR 72, Bangladesh, World News, Asia

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Scientific American

Massive Convoy to Assist Wrecked Costa Concordia Out to Sea

When the Costa Concordia finally leaves Giglio Island sometime early next week, it will be traveling with one of the most impressive oil spill cleanup and environmental disaster response convoys ever assembled.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Commercial Aircraft, ATR 42, Aircraft

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Business Wire

Island Air Redefines Online Airline Experience with Launch of New Website

Launched on July 8, 2014, customers experience a simplified system for selecting and browsing flight information and vacation options.


Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Hawaii Travel, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, ATR 72

Wed Jul 16, 2014


AIRSHOW-Myanmar's Myanma Airways signs for 6 ATR 72-600s, 6 options

Myanmar's Myanma Airways has signed a deal with ATR for six new-generation ATR 72-600s and taken options for six additional aircraft, the turboprop planemaker said on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, ATR 72, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737

'Ohana adds two new inter-island routes from Kahului

'Ohana , Hawaiian Airlines' newest subsidiary, continued to expand its inter-island network with the addition of two new routes from Kahului, HI on 8 July, using its 48-seat ATR 42-500s.


Related Topix: Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Kahului, HI, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, ATR 42, North America Travel, Travel, Hawaii Travel

Hispanic Business

France : The aircraft manufacturer has also taken options for 112 additional aircraft

At the Farnborough Airshow, the turboprop aircraft manufacturer ATR this morning announced that it has taken firm orders for 144 aircraft , with options for 112 additional aircraft, since the beginning of the year.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, ATR 42, Aircraft, ATR 72

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Nation

Nok Air awaits new turboprops from Bombardier

Bangkok-based budget carrier Nok Air will before the end of the month take delivery of the first of eight Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprops and in doing so become the first airline in the region to operate the Canadian-made aircraft.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, ATR 72

Air Transport World

ATR racks up 144 orders, 112 options in 1H

ATR has booked 144 firm orders and 112 options since January and is now aiming to beat its full-year record of 157 orders, which it set in 2011.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, ATR 42, ATR 72, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Independent

Blade runners return to the war in the sky

In a hangar in France, a plane manufacturer is going back to the future, writes Mark Leftly in Toulouse.


Related Topix: Travel, France Travel, Toulouse, France Travel, Europe Travel, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, ATR 72, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Sys-Con Media

TRU Simulation + Training Is First Provider of a Full Flight...

TRU Simulation + Training, a Textron Inc. company, today announced that it has established the first full flight simulator for the ATR-600 series aircraft in Latin America.


Related Topix: Aircraft, ATR 72, Commercial Aircraft, Textron, Aerospace-Defense, Textron Financial, Airlines, AirTran Holdings, Transportation, Financial Services, Cessna Aircraft, Colombia, World News,

Thu Jul 03, 2014


Calm AT42 near Churchill on Jul 2nd 2014, engine shut down in flight

A Calm Air Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-300, registration C-FAFS performing flight MO-532 from Churchill,MB to Winnipeg,MB with 6 people on board, was climbing out of Churchill when the left engine's torque fell to zero and the power lever became unresponsive.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, ATR 42, Aircraft, Canada,

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Bangkok Post

Thai Lion Air plans new routes, jets

Budget carrier Thai Lion Air is revitalising its expansion plan, previously stalled by political turmoil in the first half of this year, thanks to the improved travel outlook after the military coup.


Related Topix: Asia Travel, Travel, Indonesia Travel, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 737, ATR 72, World News, Thailand, Chiang Mai, Thailand Travel, Thailand Travel, Indonesia,

Cebu Pacific Air links Cebu with Tandag

Preparing to cut the ribbon to celebrate the launch of Cebu Pacific Air's thrice-weekly service starting 30 June between Cebu and Tandag are: Lapu-Lapu City Tourism Officer Hembler Mendoza; Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority General Manager Nigel Paul Villarete; CEB VP for Corporate Affairs Jorenz Tanada; CAAP Chief Finance Officer Rodante ... (more)


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Philippines, World News, Commercial Aircraft, Aircraft, ATR 72


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