Low oil prices, sluggish growth in Asia and a strong dollar pitted against flagging currencies in emerging markets has Franco-Italian turboprop manufacturer ATR looking to the U.S., India and Iran for new business. In January, the joint venture of Airbus Group and Finmeccanica reported record turnover of $2 billion and deliveries of 88 short-haul aircraft in 2015, although demand for the fuel-efficient turboprops fell below expectations. For years, Toulouse-based ATR benefited from a climb ...

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