Leading UK regional airline, Flybe has taken delivery of its fifth new ATR 72-600 regional transport aircraft (RTA) from commercial passenger aircraft lessor, Avation PLC.
The new aircraft will be operated on behalf of Scandinavian Airlines (“SAS”) under a wet lease operational contract arrangement by Flybe.
“As at the date of delivery of this brand new ATR 72 aircraft to Flybe, Avation now owns 38 commercial aircraft,” said Executive Chairman, Avation PLC, Jeff Chatfield.
The aircraft will flown in SAS colours for six years with an option for further extension.
The aircraft are operated by Flybe as part of the “White Label” project and will operate in Scandinavia in the livery of SAS.