Swiss carrier Darwin Airline, poised to launch as Etihad Regional next week, is seeking four turboprops to add to its existing fleet of nine Saab 2000s with the ATR 72 emerging as a likely choice. The aircraft will be used to launch 21 new routes and 18 new destinations by mid-2014, following Etihad Airways’ decision to take a 33.3% stake in the Lugano-based carrier. Under the deal, announced at the Dubai Air Show in November, Darwin will connect secondary European markets to ...


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