Mitsubishi Aircraft to pitch MRJ in Latin America

May 12, 2016

Mitsubishi Aircraft to pitch MRJ in Latin America

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. plans to step up its sales pitch for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet, Japan’s first domestically produced passenger jet, particularly in Latin America, according to the chairman of its U.S. unit. “We want to grab customers” from Embraer, a Brazilian aerospace conglomerate ...

Test flights resume for Mitsubishi Aircraft's MRJ

Feb 10, 2016

Test flights resume for Mitsubishi Aircraft's MRJ

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. on Wednesday resumed test flights for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet, the first Japanese-developed small passenger jet, after a halt of 2½ months. The MRJ took off from Nagoya Airport in the town of Toyoyama, Aichi Prefecture, at around 9:40 a.m. and ...

Dec 24, 2015

Mitsubishi Regional Jet rollout delayed by another year

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. will push back delivery of the first Japanese-made passenger jet by a year, the fourth time it has delayed bringing the Mitsubishi Regional Jet to market. ANA Holdings Inc., the parent company of All Nippon Airways Co., had been expecting the ...

Dec 4, 2015

MRJs to fly all J-Air routes in future, JAL chairman says

Japan Airlines Co. plans to replace all aircraft flown by domestic subsidiary J-Air Corp. with the new fuel-efficient Mitsubishi Regional Jet. Chairman Masaru Onishi explained the move in a recent interview with Kyodo News, saying the swap-out could be complete just over a decade ...

Mitsubishi Regional Jet's maiden flight set for Wednesday

Nov 10, 2015

Mitsubishi Regional Jet's maiden flight set for Wednesday

The Mitsubishi Regional Jet, Japan’s first domestically produced passenger jet, will make its maiden flight Wednesday morning at Nagoya Airport, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. said. Mitsubishi Aircraft, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., had said the first flight of the small passenger jet would ...