ATR, certified as Authorized Economic Operator for customs activity

Given the rapid increase in logistics activities due to the growth in sales of products and services, ATR gets its import-export processes certified by customs authorities
The French Ministry of Finance has just granted the turboprop aircraft manufacturer, ATR, its Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) status. Having obtained this label, ATR will benefit from a streamlined customs process, meaning greater responsiveness for delivering aircraft, shipping spare parts and equipment to operators, as well as for receiving equipment for the aircraft's final assembly line.

Recognized across the European Union and in countries with recognition agreements such as the United States, Canada, China and Japan, the AEO label also exempts from providing certain financial guarantees.  Moreover, the AEO label is welcomed during a period of strong growth for ATR, both in commercial and industrial activities, enabling its 180 operators to benefit from even more efficient and simplified customs procedures when dealing with ATR.

As a major global player in aeronautics, ATR currently issues over 3000 customs declarations per month. The AEO label was granted after verification of ATR’s import and export records, recognizing the aircraft manufacturer's reliability and efficiency over time with regards to trade processes and transport management.

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About ATR

ATR is the world number one regional aircraft manufacturer with its ATR 42 and 72 aircraft the best-selling aircraft in the less than 90-seat market segment. In 2019 the company had a turnover of US$1.6 billion. The unifying vision of the company’s 1,400 employees is to help everyone, no matter where they are in the world, to connect and develop in a responsible manner. Thanks to the efficiency of turboprop technology and the benefits of the company’s focus on continuous innovation, ATR aircraft open more than 100 new routes every year, burn up to 40% less fuel and emit up to 40% less CO2 than regional jets. For all of these reasons, ATR aircraft have been chosen by some 200 companies in 100 countries around the world. ATR is a joint-venture between Airbus and Leonardo.