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SpaceJet Montreal Center Media Round Up

Posted by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation News Team on Sep 27, 2019 1:15:32 PM

Last week, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation took a major step forward in the company’s global expansion by announcing plans to open the SpaceJet Montreal Center in Quebec, Canada. The company made the formal announcement at a press event attended by Quebec Premier François Legault, Economy Minister Pierre Fitzgibbon, Japan’s Consul General to Quebec Osamu Izawa, and more. Press reaction hailed Mitsubishi Aircraft’s arrival as a major turning point for the aviation industry in the region, and a win-win for the company and the Quebec.

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Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation Announces an MOU with Mesa Airlines for 100 SpaceJet M100 Aircraft

Posted by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation News Team on Sep 5, 2019 5:10:00 PM

NASHVILLE – September 5, 2019 -- Today, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Mesa Airlines, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mesa Air Group, Inc., to commence formal negotiations for the purchase of 100 Mitsubishi Aircraft SpaceJet M100 aircraft. The MOU was announced during a signing event at Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation America’s booth during the Regional Airline Association (RAA) annual conference held, this year, in Nashville, TN, and targets 50 firm orders and purchase rights for an additional 50.

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Industry Reactions to MHI’s Acquisition of CRJ

Posted by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation News Team on Jun 26, 2019 3:27:42 PM

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation’s efforts to reshape the regional aviation market took a significant step forward yesterday, as parent company Mitsubishi Heavy Industries announced that it will acquire the Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ) program from Bombardier. The deal strengthens the company’s global capabilities, complementing its existing assets with the CRJ program’s deep well of talent and resources – particularly in customer support and engineering. This provides an important boost to ensuring the commercial success of the Mitsubishi SpaceJet family.

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Paris Air Show 2019 Media Roundup

Posted by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation News Team on Jun 24, 2019 1:49:19 PM

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation was one of the biggest draws at this year’s Paris Air Show. See below to hear more about what has the industry excited about the SpaceJet Family and the future of Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation.


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Topics: Industry News, #PAS2019

Paris Air Show Day 2 Media Recap

Posted by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation News Team on Jun 19, 2019 1:50:00 AM

It’s been an exciting first two days at Le Bourget as industry insiders have taken in the launch of the Mitsubishi SpaceJet family of aircraft.  If you missed it, click here to see the inspiration behind the name SpaceJet.  Or click here to see photos from Day 1 at #PAS19.  

Read on to see some of the early chatter here in Paris from the media and Twitter.

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Leeham News: Mitsubishi Positioned to Become Major Regional Player

Posted by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation News Team on Jun 7, 2019 8:45:38 AM

As former mainstays in the regional market exit the segment, leaving operators with limited choices between legacy aircraft, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation is preparing to enter service at the perfect time, reports aviation publication Leeham News and Analysis.

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