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Mitsubishi's SpaceJet (Photo: AirlineGeeks

Another Hit for MRJ Program, Trans States Cancels Order

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation has announced that Trans States Holdings has cancelled its order for the SpaceJet M90. The announcement is a blow for the beleaguered Mitsubishi regional jet program. The order for 50 M90 aircraft was the second largest on the manufacturer's order book. The two parties will be entering negotiations for an order of the Mitsubishi M100 aircraft. Despite the significant delays in the development of the program, the cancellation was caused by scope clause limits for the regional…

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…

Mitsubishi Announces Cancellation of Highly Anticipated Eastern Air Lines Order

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation took another blow to the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) program. The aircraft, already having been through major delays and higher than anticipated costs, had their first major customer cancellation of an order. Mitsubishi announced that Eastern Air Lines would be cancelling their order for the new regional…