Bellator Aviation signs agreement to purchase Tecnam P2012 Traveller aircraft


The P2012 will be used for passenger service from Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU).

Lakeland, FL – Tecnam announced today that the Bellator Aviation signed an agreement to purchase their first P2012 Traveller 11 seat aircraft.

Comfortably accommodating nine passengers with two crew, the Tecnam P2012 Traveller is a new-generation, piston-powered, twin-engine, high-wing, fixed-landing-gear aircraft. The introduction of the Traveller into the Bellator fleet provides their customer’s with cost-effective and varied configuration options, while offering discerning travellers cabin amenities, such as air-conditioning,
in-seat power, spacious leg room and under-seat storage space.
Bellator is planning to offer passenger service from Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU) to Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Dallas, and Phoenix.

More info on the P2012 Traveller:

“The Tecnam P2012 is the perfect solution as it incorporates efficient design, the latest in technology and it is fiscally smart from a business perspective. The passengers will quickly realize why Bellator chose the Traveller for their operations. “says Tecnam’s Director of Sales, David Copeland. 

“The Tecnam P2012 will take our company to new heights while keeping flight training and commercial air service affordable for our local and regional community. Tecnam provides the equipment and personalized support that matches the stage of growth our company is currently experiencing.” Said Daniel Roberts, Managing Partner Bellator Aviation, LLC.

About Bellator Aviation;
Bellator Aviation’s flight training mission is to create professional, skilled, and safe pilots who are competitively equipped for careers as professional aviators around the world. Founded in 2019 by military aviation veterans in Las Cruces, New Mexico as a flight school operating under FAA Part 61, Bellator Aviation is currently experiencing exponential growth as it strives to become the premier maintenance, charter, fixed based operator, and commuter airline servicing the Southern New Mexico and West Texas region. Bellator Aviation currently offers flight training, maintenance and aircraft management with planned addition of charter, commuter air service and Part 141 flight training once approved by the FAA; with this certification expected at the beginning of next year.

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