ATR is confident that deliveries of its turboprop airliner family will break well into four figures after handing over the 900th aircraft to Brazil’s TRIP Linhas Aereas at a ceremony in Toulouse, France, on Sept. 9. The landmark aircraft, an ATR 72-500, is TRIP’s 30th ATR. ATR’s 900th delivery comes two years after the EADS/Alenia Aeronautica joint-venture shipped its 800th aircraft and a quarter of a century after its first. With more than 150 ATRs on firm backlog, CEO Filippo Bagnato ...
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