Firefly takes delivery of first ATR 72-600

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The Malaysian airline Firefly took delivery of its first new ATR 72-600 aircraft on July 5, 2013. This represents the first of 20 ATR 72-600s ordered by Malaysia Airlines for Firefly in December 2012 with options on 16 further aircraft for its other regional-airline subsidiary MASwings.

Firefly operates 12 ATR 72-500s and with the arrival of the new ATR 72-600s will triple its ATR 72 fleet, taking its total fleet size to more than 30 aircraft when all are delivered.