Avation PLC (LSE: AVAP), the commercial passenger aircraft leasing company, has delivered a new ATR 72-600 aircraft to the South Asian airline US-Bangla Airlines. The operating lease is at market rates.

Avation's Executive Chairman, Jeff Chatfield said: "We are pleased to increase our diverse customer base by adding another new airline and jurisdiction, and we are equally pleased to be delivering from our order book another new ATR 72-600 into service, the world's most popular regional turboprop aircraft."