Taiwanese carrier Mandarin Airlines took delivery of the first of three ATR 72-600s Nov. 24 on long-term lease from Singapore-based lessor Avation. The turboprop aircraft, in a single-class, 70-seat configuration, will operate on Taiwan’s domestic network, which ATR has described as a competitive, highly challenging market. Mandarin Airlines is a regional subsidiary of Taiwanese flag carrier China Airlines. “With ATR 72-600s joining the fleet, Mandarin Airlines will ...

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