The Shaanxi Tianju Investment Group has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with ATR to buy 10 ATR 42-600s to develop commuter service in Xinjiang, China. First deliveries are expected to “start as soon as possible in 2018,” ATR said in a statement announcing the order at the Paris Air Show. ATR said there is significant potential to develop commuter services in China and to improve connectivity between smaller towns at the lowest operating costs. This is a key priority of the ...

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