AmericanAirFan
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Where Will American Eagle's ATRs Be Going?

Tue Jan 31, 2012 6:44 am

So I noticed that yesterday (January 30, 2012) was the last day of operations for the ATRs based out of the hub in DFW. I could not find any flights on flight aware indicating where these ATRs are headed afterwards. Are they all parked at DFW for now? Will they be sold or parked in the desert? Please feel free to delete this topic if it is a repost. I tried searching for a topic discussing the ATRs at DFW, but I did not find anything.

[Edited 2012-01-30 22:50:59]
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RE: Where Will American Eagle's ATRs Be Going?

Tue Jan 31, 2012 7:08 am

Quoting AmericanAirFan (Thread starter):
So I noticed that yesterday (January 30, 2012) was the last day of operations for the ATRs based out of the hub in DFW. I could not find any flights on flight aware indicating where these ATRs are headed afterwards. Are they all parked at DFW for now? Will they be sold or parked in the desert? Please feel free to delete this topic if it is a repost. I tried searching for a topic discussing the ATRs at DFW, but I did not find anything.

[Edited 2012-01-30 22:50:59]

Most if not all of the ATR's are owned by NAC, Nordic Aviation Capital based in BLL. Some have already found new owners as far as I am aware, but I don't know where.
http://www.nac.dk/

Here's the news from 2008 about the sale of the 39 ATR's
http://www.aero-news.net/index.cfm?d...6440c0-8564-4f27-b461-6388eadcd83b


And here is something about Cimber Sterling wanting to be the largest ATR operator in the world. QI is based in Denmark with their ATR maintenance done in BLL.
http://www.vejle-rejser.dk/newselement.cfm?nNewsArticleID=57459

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RE: Where Will American Eagle's ATRs Be Going?

Tue Jan 31, 2012 9:05 am

A solid number of them are going back to MIA/SJU. Eagle's oldest ATR did that route last week as a nonstop repositioning flight and it took it well over six hours to get to MIA from DFW!
 
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RE: Where Will American Eagle's ATRs Be Going?

Tue Jan 31, 2012 1:41 pm

Quoting mhkansan (Reply 2):
A solid number of them are going back to MIA/SJU. Eagle's oldest ATR did that route last week as a nonstop repositioning flight and it took it well over six hours to get to MIA from DFW!

Cool thanks for the information guys!
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RE: Where Will American Eagle's ATRs Be Going?

Tue Jan 31, 2012 4:53 pm

Can't wait to fly my first AA ATR MIA-NAS on the 18th!
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