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First ATR 72-600 for Myanmar National Airlines

by Matt Falcus

Myanmar ATR 72-600

Myanmar National Airlines has taken delivery of its first ATR 72-600 aircraft from the factory in Toulouse.

The airline, which currently operates a fleet of three ATR 72-500s, two ATR 72-200s and one ATR 42-300, had booked an order for six ATR 72-600s in 2014, along with options for six additional aircraft.

Than Tun, Managing Director of the airline, declared: “We are delighted to introduce the newest ATR-600 series aircraft into our fleet and to begin offering its world-class standards of comfort to our passengers. We are upgrading our fleet with an aircraft that is proving to be outstandingly successful, particularly in Asia, and which has shown itself to be the optimal choice both in terms of operational versatility and fuel efficiency. Upgrading to the newest ‘-600s’ came naturally after having successfully operated former ATR versions for years.”

The aircraft is XY-AJY, msn 1267.

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