Avation PLC (LSE: AVAP), the commercial passenger aircraft leasing company confirms that on 30 June 2017 it took delivery of its 29th new ATR 72-600 aircraft, from the factory in Toulouse, France. The aircraft is required to be fitted out and configured for a lessee airline and is anticipated to enter commercial service at the end of October 2017.

The Company's Executive Chairman, Jeff Chatfield, said: "The Company is pleased to have taken delivery of its 29th new ATR 72 aircraft. The Company has eight further ATR 72-600 aircraft on order and the Company anticipates two further ATR 72-600 deliveries in late 2017."