Bangkok Airways has ordered six ATR 72-600s plus two options, worth almost $200 million, and ATR has struck a deal with L-3 Link Simulation & Training to open a simulator center in Bangkok. The new aircraft will be used for Bangkok Airways’ fleet renewal, replacing some of its eight existing ATR 72-500s. Bangkok Airways has been an ATR operator since its launch in 1994. “This is the start of a new phase for us and ATR,” Bangkok Airways president Puttipong ...

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