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Mesa Airlines Signs Memorandum of Understanding for Up to 100 Mitsubishi SpaceJets

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Mesa Airlines signed a memorandum of understanding for the Mitsubishi SpaceJet M100 that could see the American regional service operator taking 50 firm orders with options for an additional 50 aircraft. If negotiations are completed, deliveries will begin on 2024. Announcing the deal at the Annual Regional Airlines conference held in Nashville, Hisakazu Mizutani, president for Mitsubishi Aircraft corporation said, “As we developed the Mitsubishi SpaceJet family, we knew we had to change the way that…

Mitsubishi Acquires Canadair Program from Bombardier

Following the sale of the C Series program to Airbus last year, Bombardier is selling its Canadair regional jet program to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in a deal that includes maintenance and global support facilities from the Canadian aerospace firm. The deal, which will see the Japanese manufacturer take over Bombardier’s…

Highlighting the Paris Air Show’s Less Publicized Orders

Coming from all corners of the world, the aviation industry meets at Paris-Le Bourget Airport every two years since 1967. For four days, the latest industry advancement is showcased, the newest aircraft perform and manufacturers fill their logbooks with new orders. The 2019 Paris Air Show saw the introduction of…

MRJ Receives Lifeline from Parent Company, Lawsuit from Bombardier

With another week going by, the ongoing Mitsubishi Regional Jet testing program has hit yet another snag that could delay the Japanese jet further. The company has been sued by Montreal-based Bombardier Aerospace for stealing Bombardier testing and aircraft manufacturing practices in recent months. The court case will be held…

Boeing, MHI Announce Agreement to Reduce Costs for Dreamliner Production

On Monday, Boeing and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, or MHI, announced an agreement aimed at reducing the cost of production and joint studies regarding advanced aero structure technologies, according to Boeing. "This agreement advances the strong relationship between Boeing and MHI through joint efforts to reduce cost and improve efficiency, with…

Paris Air Show Day 4 Recap: Boeing Secures 125 737MAX…

As trading at the Paris Air Show 2017 comes to an end, it was yet again a big day for Boeing, while Airbus gained a little bit of momentum as well. Bombardier also had a great show. Other than these three manufacturers, day four was a relatively slow day for…

Paris Air Show Day 1 Recap: Split A380 Winglets, Affirmed…

As Day 1 of this year's Paris Air Show concludes, it has been a strong start unsurprisingly for Boeing and Airbus, as they wrack up over 100 orders each. Throughout the course of the week, AirlineGeeks will break down the numbers and provide context for new orders and aircraft designs.…