Air Tahiti Confirms ATR 42-600S, Orders New 72-600

DALLAS – Air Tahiti (VT) firmed up its commitment for two ATR 42-600S, the short take-off and landing (STOL) version of the ATR 42-600. VT also ordered one additional unit of the larger ATR 72-600.

The airline is a regional carrier, operating between islands in French Polynesia. Based in Papeete (PPT) in Tahiti, the airline serves 47 islands. Due to these very special operations, flight length can carry between seven minutes and up to three hours and 30 minutes. The airline currently operates nine ATR aircraft to serve those islands.

The regional carrier became the launch customer of this STOL version of read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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