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Posted on Dec 05, 08:22PM | UNI
Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, today announced the planned induction of five new state-of-the-art ATR 72-600 series aircraft into their fleet.
The ATR 72-600 series will commence their flight between December 2012 and March 2013. The ATR 72-600 series aircraft comes equipped with the latest avionics technolgy and will operate on the airline's domestic network.
The new ATR 72-600 series ATR aircraft, will seat 68 passengers in an all economy layout and is ideally suited for operations in the regional transportation market. It will provide an enhanced connectivity into the Tier II and III cities and towns across the length and breadth of India, a release said. These aircraft come powered by a new Pratt and Whitney PW127M multi-rated engine, which aids the aircraft take off from short runways with increased payload. Guests will also be able to travel in complete comfort given that the new aircraft benefits from the widest cabin in the turboprop market, providing maximum space for passengers and also offering more baggage room. The ceiling and cabin side panels have been reshaped and designed to offer passengers more space and light creating a harmonious and balanced environment making travelling a more pleasurable experience.