ATR, world's leading manufacturer for regional aircraft below 90 seats, will attend the Farnborough Airshow 2012, from July 9 to 15. Members of the accredited media are invited to visit the ATR Chalet (Row K 5-6).
Filippo Bagnato, Chief Executive Officer of ATR, will hold a:
Monday, July 9th
at 10 am
at the ATR chalet (K 5 – 6)
The press conference will be preceded by a media breakfast at 9.30 am.
Other media events may be announced during the airshow.
ATR will have an ATR 72-600 on the static display, near the ATR Chalet. The aircraft is equipped with the most advanced technologies and features the new Armonia cabin, designed for ATR by the prestigious Italian designer Giugiaro. The ATR 72-600 is the best selling regional aircraft in the world and offers the lowest seat mile cost and CO2 emissions in the regional market. A concept car also designed by Giugiaro, -named Namir-, will also be displayed close to the aircraft.
Founded in 1981, ATR has become the world leader on the market for regional aircraft with 90 seats or less. Since its creation, ATR has sold approximately 1,200 aircraft to over 180 operators based in 91 countries. ATR planes have totalled over 21 million flight hours. ATR is an equal partnership between two major European aeronautics players, Alenia Aermacchi (a Finmeccanica Group company) and EADS. Its head office is in Toulouse. ATR is ISO 14001 certified. This is the international reference standard in the field for environmental friendliness.