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ATR reveals strong sales.(RegionalNews)(Avions de Transport Regional)(Brief article)

After a very quiet first half, ATR surprised the industry at the recent Farnborough Airshow by announcing that it has sold 42 aircraft this year, with options for 30 more. The total means that it already has surpassed its 2010 target of "stabilizing the good results of 2009," when it had orders for 40 new aircraft plus 17 options.

The 36 new orders and 30 new options included a contract from David Neeleman's Azul Linhas Aereas for 20 firm and 20 option ATR 72-600s worth $850 million including options and a contract from Air Lease Corp. …

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