Berjaya becomes the launch customer of the ATR HighLine “All-Business Class” configuration
Paris Air Show, 20 June 2023 – Malaysian airline Berjaya Air has signed a Heads of Agreement for two ATR 72-600. Both aircraft will be in an “All-Business Class” configuration, which is part of the new ATR HighLine premium collection of cabin interiors. They will have a 1-1 layout with individual outboard side stowage. Deliveries are planned for 2025 and 2026.
The two new aircraft will enable Berjaya to rebrand itself into a premium offering and to expand its network to serve the Group’s many resorts and hotels. From its main base at the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah airport, Berjaya will operate the lowest emission aircraft available on the regional market.
Berjaya’s owner Tan Sri Vincent Tan said: “Berjaya’s vision is to offer passengers a unique VIP experience, with the highest level of comfort and operational efficiency, while also focusing on sustainability. Our ATR aircraft equipped with the ATR HighLine collection will help us make the most preserved destinations accessible to our guests with the most comfortable, responsible and future-minded aircraft on the market.”
Nathalie Tarnaud Laude, Chief Executive Officer of ATR, added: “We fully share Berjaya Air’s vision that there should not be any compromises between passenger experience, accessibility and sustainability. Their premium positioning further proves the versatility of our aircraft, which uniquely enable operators to benefit from exceptional comfort, unrivalled airport accessibility and low emissions on regional routes.”
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