FedEx Express Orders Up To 50 ATR 72-600F Freighter Planes
ATR, the world’s largest maker of turboprop planes, announced on Wednesday an order from FedEx Express for up to 50 of its 72-600F freighter planes.
ATR, which is a joint venture between Airbus (AIR.PA) and Italian company Leonardo (LDOF.MI), said the FedEx order comprised a firm commitment to buy 30 of the planes, with an option to buy another 20.
The deliveries of the ATR 72-600Fs to FedEx Express will begin in 2020, added ATR.
PARIS (Reuters) – Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta, editing by Louise Heavens
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