DAE Orders First Regional Aircraft

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has signed a purchase contract for 40 ATR 72-600s, including firm orders for 20 aircraft and options for 20 additional ones. The order is DAE's first for regional aircraft. The 20 firm aircraft are scheduled to be delivered between 2015 and 2018. “We aim to diversify our portfolio and expand into regional aircraft to meet an increasing demand from airlines that are developing regional air connectivity,” commented Khalifa AlDaboos, MD of DAE.

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