ATR 72-600. Courtesy, ATR New Japanese regional carrier LINK—which will launch in 2013—will acquire three ATR 72-600s, becoming the first carrier in Japan to operate ATR aircraft. LINK, which was established April 5, is planning to start operations next year serving a network of domestic and short-haul international routes. The start-up, which has been seeking a modern aircraft with low operating costs, will take three of the type on lease from late 2013. “The ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Japanese start-up LINK to operate ATR 72-600s" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.