Video: Painting of TruJet’s first ATR 72-600

Regional carrier Trujet has taken delivery of it’s first ATR 72-600. The aircraft bearing the registration VT-TMC will join the airline’s existing fleet of three ATR 72-500’s (212A).

The aircraft is configured with 70 seats with the new Armonia cabin. Trujet has leased the aircraft from Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE).

Umesh Vankayalapati, Managing Director, Trujet

“We are pleased to introduce this new ATR 72-600 and to offer our passengers enhanced services with improved comfort, more routes, and increased frequency. The ATR 72-600 perfectly matches our operational requirements combining fuel-efficiency, cost-effectiveness and reliability. We are pleased to further partner with ATR and DAE in our growth strategy across India.”

Trujet ATR 72-500 VT-TMU. ATR Image.
Trujet ATR 72-500 VT-TMU. ATR Image.

The ATR 72-600 is an upgrade of the older -500 (212A), it’s primary features are upgraded Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127M engines and an updated flight deck.

Christian Scherer, Chief Executive Officer, ATR

“The ATR family of aircraft is the ideal solution to meet the new Indian Regional Connectivity Scheme, designed to stimulate traffic and thus economic growth in areas not yet fully connected by air. We congratulate TruJet on being a pioneering actor in this field we are certain TruJet’s customers will enjoy the new ATR with its unmatched passenger comfort and operational reliability, and we thank our partners at DAE for making it happen.”

About Vedant Agarwal

A frequent flyer for both work and pleasure - Vedant has held elite status on many of the major alliances and airlines. Also an avid aviation photographer, his pictures have been published in and on the covers of many international publications.

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