Air New Zealand is set to receive its first ATR 72-600 in October, part of a seven-aircraft order that will boost its regional turboprop fleet. During the airline’s annual shareholder meeting, CEO Rob Fyfe said the first of the -600s will be handed over within the next few weeks. An airline spokeswoman notes the aircraft must be ferried to New Zealand, and will conduct certification flights there, so it probably will not enter service until November. The second of the -600s is ...


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