Taiwan’s Mandarin Airlines, which announced July 19 it was buying six ATR 72-600s, has signed a conditional letter of intent to lease three more of the Franco-Italian turboprops. Mandarin is acquiring the further three aircraft from lessor Avation, with delivery from October to December this year. The ATR direct-sourced aircraft, which were ordered earlier this week, will be delivered from 2018-2020. Mandarin, a regional subsidiary of Taiwanese flag carrier China Airlines, also ...

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