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  • ATR Sets Order Record
    Posted by Robert Wall 9:26 AM on Jan 18, 2012

    ATR saw record order intake in 2011 and deliveries also have started to recover as the aircraft maker sets its sights on a growth phase in terms of output and revenue growth.

    Here are the 2011 highlights:

    Net Orders: 157 (144 ATR 72s / 13 ATR 42s)

    Options Booked: 79

    Backlog: 224 (reflecting also cancellation of Kingfisher's order)

    Deliveries: 54 (up from 51 in 2011)

    Output should jump above 70 aircraft this year.

    Other 2012 milestones: the first delivery of a ATR 42-600 and the handover of the 1,000th ATR turboprop on May 3.

    Production will ramp up this year to deliver 72 aircraft by year-end, with a target of at least 80 in 2013 and 85 in 2014.

    Tags: tw99, ATR

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