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Aer Arann signed a contract to purchase 10 72-seat ATR 72-500s over the next three years in a deal valued at more than $180 million. The carrier will use the aircraft to "replace and supplement" its existing fleet of 14 ATR 42s and ATR 72s, increasing it to 20 by the end of 2009. It will take delivery of two dash 500s in 2007, five in 2008 and three in 2009.

ATR and the government of Equatorial Guinea signed a contract for two new ATR 72-500s and one new 42-500. The deal is valued at $50 million, according to ATR, which will deliver the aircraft over the next three years. …

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