Synergy buys up to 18 ATR 72-600s for Argentine subsidiary

Synergy Aerospace has purchased up to 18 ATR 72-600s for a new subsidiary in Argentina that will be rebranded Avianca Argentina.

The company said the order comprises 12 firm orders and six options, each configured with 72 seats. The purchase will help expand services and link under-served communities in Argentina.

First delivery is expected to take place before year end 2016, with entry into service in the first quarter of 2017. All 12 aircraft are slated to be in operation by January 2018. Avianca Argentina will operate regional routes to and from its hubs in Buenos Aires Aeroparque and Cordoba.

Synergy Aerospace, Inc. (SAI) is a multi-discipline engineering and technical services firm based in Southern Maryland. The company specializes in EW simulation, unmanned aerial systems, tactical EW aircraft and DoDAF architecture.