Berjaya Air signs for 2 ATR 72-600 with premium cabin interior

Berjaya becomes the launch customer of the ATR HighLine “All-Business Class” configuration 

Paris Air Show, 20 June 2023 – Malaysian airline Berjaya Air has signed a Heads of Agreement for two ATR 72-600. Both aircraft will be in an “All-Business Class” configuration, which is part of the new ATR HighLine premium collection of cabin interiors. They will have a 1-1 layout with individual outboard side stowage. Deliveries are planned for 2025 and 2026. 

The two new aircraft will enable Berjaya to rebrand itself into a premium offering and to expand its network to serve the Group’s many resorts and hotels. From its main base at the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah airport, Berjaya will operate the lowest emission aircraft available on the regional market.  

Berjaya’s owner Tan Sri Vincent Tan said: “Berjaya’s vision is to offer passengers a unique VIP experience, with the highest level of comfort and operational efficiency, while also focusing on sustainability. Our ATR aircraft equipped with the ATR HighLine collection will help us make the most preserved destinations accessible to our guests with the most comfortable, responsible and future-minded aircraft on the market.”  

Nathalie Tarnaud Laude, Chief Executive Officer of ATR, added: “We fully share Berjaya Air’s vision that there should not be any compromises between passenger experience, accessibility and sustainability. Their premium positioning further proves the versatility of our aircraft, which uniquely enable operators to benefit from exceptional comfort, unrivalled airport accessibility and low emissions on regional routes.”  

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About ATR

ATR is the world number one regional aircraft manufacturer with its ATR 42 and 72, the best-selling aircraft in the below 90-seat market segment. The unifying vision of the company is to accelerate sustainable connections for people, communities and businesses, no matter how remote. Flown by some 200 airlines in over 100 countries, ATR aircraft opened 150 new routes in 2023, facilitating the development of territories and enabling access to crucial services like healthcare and education. Thanks to ATR’s focus on continuous innovation and the intrinsic efficiency of the turboprop technology, ATR aircraft are the most advanced, versatile, cost-effective and lowest-emission regional aircraft on the market, emitting 45% less CO2 than similar-size regional jets. In January 2022, we flew the first ever commercial aircraft using 100% SAF in both engines. ATR is a joint-venture between Airbus and Leonardo.