ATR displays all-new ATR 42-600 for US carrier Silver Airways at Farnborough International Airshow 2018
Toulouse, 11 July, 2018 – ATR, the market leader in the regional aviation segment, will be present at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit an ATR 42-600 in the colours of Silver Airways, leased from Nordic Aviation Capital, in the static display area. Later this year Silver Airways will become the very first ATR -600 series operator in the US.
On the occasion of the airshow, ATR will display some of its recent innovations. Close to the ATR 42-600 aircraft on display, visitors will have the chance to experience, in a dedicated exhibition area, the Neo Classic and Neo Prestige new passenger seats, as well as the Cabinstream system that allows passengers to stream multimedia content.
ClearVision™, which is a first in commercial aviation will also be demonstrated. The system improves a pilot’s situational awareness with optimised Head-Up capabilities which can also be coupled with Enhanced and Synthetic Vision Systems.
ATR will be welcoming its visitors in its lounge next to the aircraft which is located at the static area, OE33.
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.