ATR and Lonrho Air signed an MOU for the purchase of two ATR 72-500s. The deal follows an initial order for eight aircraft announced last month (ATWOnline, Jan. 14). All 10 -500s will be deployed by Fly540, a Nairobi-based airline belonging to the pan-African investing conglomerate and will be configured with 66 seats, including 12 in first class, and equipped with PW127M engines, ATR's Elegance Cabin and IFE.

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