ATR: Firm 113 Aircraft Sold in Outstanding 2017
- ATR brings book-to-bill ratio to 1.45
- The turboprop manufacturer stabilises turnover at historical US$ 1.8 billion level
Toulouse, January 22, 2018 – ATR achieved outstanding commercial results in 2017, booking firm orders for 113 aircraft, along with 40 options (see table below). The level of firm sales in 2017 tripled the number of orders received in 2016 (36). In 2017, the ATR turboprops once again ranked first among all the sales of regional aircraft below 90 seats.
The turboprop manufacturer delivered 80 aircraft (70 new ATR 72-600s, 8 new ATR 42-600s and 2 second hand ATRs), and reached a book-to-bill ratio of 1.45. ATR secured a solid backlog representing three years of production. ATR also stabilised its annual turnover at US$ 1.8 billon, among the best performing financial results of its over-35-years history.
In 2017, ATR has sold aircraft in every region of the world and in particular has invested substantially in growing markets. In the last year, ATR has developed its support capabilities with the introduction of two new training simulators, while two additional simulators will be introduced soon. Last year, ATR achieved also the milestone of having 300 of its aircraft covered by the comprehensive total care support Global Maintenance Agreement (GMA).
|IndiGo||India||50 ATR 72-600|
|FedEx||USA||30 ATR 72-600F|
|Iran Air||Iran||20 ATR 72-600|
|Mandarin Airlines||Taiwan||6 ATR 72-600|
|Air Senegal||Senegal||2 ATR 72-600|
|Air Tahiti||France||1 ATR 72-600|
|Bahamasair||Bahamas||1 ATR 72-600|
|BRA||Sweden||1 ATR 72-600|
|Japan Air Commuter||Japan||1 ATR 42-600|
|Undisclosed||Undisclosed||1 ATR 72-600|
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. The unifying vision of the company’s 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 140 new routes every year, burn up less fuel and emit 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.