September 25, 2014
TransNusa Aviation takes delivery of first new ATR 42-600
Indonesian airline TransNusa Aviation Mandiri, took delivery of its first new generation ATR 42-600. The carrier has options for three more ATR 42-600s. TransNusa is introducing the new ATR 42-600 for the first time in Indonesia and the aircraft will be a turning point for the airline’s new development efforts towards the fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) charter segment. The 5-year contract award TransNusa won this year from one of the Indonesia’s large oil consortium reflects the market need and that the ATR turboprop is the ideal aircraft type for these services. The ATR 42-600 has versatile capabilities on short, unpaved and narrow runways and is well suited for these demanding operations.