Israir took delivery of its first ATR 72-500 with a second of the type slated to arrive later this month. The Israeli carrier will deploy the two PW127M-powered turboprops seating 72 passengers on the Tel Aviv Sde Dov-Eilat route. The new aircraft will also enable the airline, a subsidiary of the IDB Tourism branch of IDB Holdings, to increase charter flights to other Mediterranean tourist destinations, it said. Excluding the two ATR 72-500s, Israir's fleet is comprised of two Airbus ...

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