Malaysian short-haul specialist Firefly has received the first aircraft of a major order for ATR 72-600 turboprops. The regional carrier’s parent, Malaysian Airlines ordered 20 of the latest variant of the ATR series in December 2012 and also signed up for a further 16 options. Firefly will operate 20, while another Malaysian Airlines subsidiary, MASwings, will take the remainder. Firefly already has 12 earlier ATR 72-500s and the new order will enable it both to increase ...

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