ATR to display ATR 42-600 at Zhuhai Airshow

ATR is set to release its Chinese Turboprop Market Forecast for next 20 years

Toulouse November 2, 2018

Market leading turboprop manufacturer ATR will attend the Zhuhai Airshow in China from 6-11 November and an ATR 42-600 with a specially designed Chinese livery will be on static display. ATR's presence at Zhuhai represents its commitment to helping enhance regional connectivity with its aircraft family that delivers solutions for both the General Aviation and Regional aviation schemes by offering unbeatable economics.

Visitors will also be able to experience an innovation room featuring recent examples of ATR's continuous innovation, located at Stand H3E3. Cabinstream is a new In Flight Experience solution by allowing them to access multimedia content on their personal electronic devices while ClearVision™ is ATR's innovative solution to support pilots in low-visibility operations. Offering Enhanced, Synthetic and Combined Vision Systems, ClearVision™ is part of the ATR -600 Series' new Standard 3 avionics suite and is a first in commercial aviation.

The ATR 42-600 will leave Zhuhai on 7 November to undertake a Demo Tour of other Chinese cities. The ATR 42-600 is a proven route opener that could be a perfect solution for developing air connections in China. In 2017, ATRs opened a record number of over 150 new routes, contributing to ATR's status as the leader in connecting people and communities with air links, whether for tourism or business. Despite a rapid growth in Chinese aviation since 1998, Regional Aviation in China remains underdeveloped. Regional aircraft comprise less than 2% of the Chinese fleet, compared with the global average of 25%. As part of the Demo Tour, ATR will also be showcasing its route development modelling system, this model shows the potential activity for non-existing regional city pairs and aims to support network design stakeholders.