AB takes delivery of first ATR 72-500

source: BOPA
25 March, 2009

GABORONE – The national-flag carrier, Air Botswana has taken delivery of its first new ATR 72-500, in accordance with a deal for the supply of two ATR 72- 500s inked last year and valued at US $ 37 million.

With its new ATR 72-500s, configured with 68-seats and equipped with the “elegance cabin” and in-Flight entertainment, Air Botswana will be able to respond to the growth of the air transport demand in the country by increasing the passenger capacity of its current fleet of three ATR 42-500s, says Mr Letlhogonolo Bantsi, Acting General Manager of the airline.

Mr Bantsi said the introduction of this new ATR 72-500 aircraft was a [continue reading]

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