ATR, lacking agreement between its joint owners, does not expect to launch its proposed 90-seat turboprop airliner this year, despite strong interest from its largest customers. In the meantime, its engineers are still refining the design of the aircraft, which would extend ATR’s product range above the 70-seat ATR 72, says ATR Chief Executive Filippo Bagnato. “I don’t think that the decision will be taken this year,” Bagnato told reporters at a joint press conference with Ignatius ...
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