Propeller planes, fueled by economics, take off
from The Wall Street Journal
Passengers who don't like flying on propeller planes might have to brace themselves: The props are back. Thanks largely to higher fuel prices, ATR and Bombardier Inc., which dominate the market for larger turboprop aircraft, have seen their order books swell. Props have outsold regional jets by two-to-one over the past five years in the global market for planes with between 50 and 90 seats.
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