PROPELLING THE NEXT CONNECTION
Toulouse, Southern France based turboprop aircraft manufacturer ATR is the world leader in the market for regional aircraft up to 90 seats.
Established in November 1981, ATR is a joint partnership between two major European aeronautics players, the Airbus Group and Leonardo.
ATR has sold more than 1,500 aircraft and has over 200 operators in more than 100 countries.
Every 8 seconds, an ATR turboprop takes off or lands somewhere around the world.
WHO WE ARE
ATR manufactures two sizes of turboprop aircraft, the 70-seat ATR 72 and the 50-seat ATR 42. Both aircraft benefit from fuel, emissions and cost efficiencies provided by turboprop engines.
ATR turboprops provide airlines with the best opportunities for operating short-haul routes at a low operating cost. Airlines servicing smaller markets desperately need more fuel efficient-aircraft to continue operating regular flights between regional airports and to main airports and hubs.
WHAT WE DO
Manufacturing Advanced Turboprops! ATR's only business is turboprops - making ATR the industry experts in producing efficient, high-tech aircraft for regional airlines. ATR uses the latest manufacturing techniques and high-tech engines. ATR utilizes the highest amount of advanced, composite materials among regional aircraft. Approximately 20 percent of the ATR 42 and ATR 72 structure is made of composites, which helps reduce fuel burn and emissions.
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