• Bloomberg


Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. and Boeing Co. said Wednesday they are in talks about collaborating on Mitsubishi’s project to develop a new passenger jet.

Mitsubishi Heavy, Asia’s biggest aerospace company, is developing a 70- to 90-seat plane called the Mitsubishi Regional Jet, with the first flight planned for 2012. Chairman Takashi Nishioka asked for Boeing’s help last month.

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