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ATR to Showcase Strong Regional Aviation Future at Farnborough International Airshow 2022
At the Farnborough International Airshow 2022, which runs from July 18th through 22nd, ATR will showcase a strong future for regional aviation. Highlights will include their latest PW127XT engine, STOL variant, purpose-built freighter and the future EVO Family.
On Thursday (July 7, 2022), ATR announced plans to showcase a strong future for regional aviation at the Farnborough International Airshow which runs from July 18th through 22nd. The company will highlight Pratt & Whitney Canada’s latest generation PW127XT engine, their short takeoff and landing (STOL) variant, their purpose-built freighter and the Future EVO Family, along with a wide range of products and services designed for the present and future of regional aviation.
Additionally, to highlight the modernity, comfort, fuel-efficiency and versatility of the ATR Family, the company will showcase an ATR 72-600, which is soon to be certified to run on 100 percent SAF in both engines, with a static display. Customers and journalists are invited to visit the ATR Chalet located at C219. On Tuesday, July 19th at 2:30 PM, the company will be holding a press conference with CEO Stefano Bortoli and Fabrice Vautier, ATR’s SVP Commercial, presenting ATR’s latest updates and a new Global Market Forecast. The presentation will be held at the Press Conference Centre Pioneer #2 Room.
ATR is the world’s number one regional aircraft manufacturer and their ATR 42 and 72 aircraft are the best-selling aircraft in the under 90-seat market segment. Over their last 40+ years building efficient turboprop regional aircraft, ATR has reached major milestones including 1,800 aircraft orders and 1,600 deliveries to over 200 customers in more than 100 countries. The company’s turboprop aircraft represent the optimal and most sustainable choice for regional deployment at the lowest operating costs, and offer the ability to serve isolated communities living near challenging airfields. Over the last decade, ATR has held 75 percent of the turboprop market and 36 percent of the overall regional aircraft market. ATR is a joint venture between Airbus and Leonardo.