Press Releases


2019

NEW    2019.09.19 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation Announces Plans to Open SpaceJet Montreal Center
NEW    2019.09.05 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation Announces an MOU with Mesa Airlines for 100 SpaceJet M100 Aircraft
2019.06.25 MHI to Acquire Canadair Regional Jet Program from Bombardier Inc. 
2019.06.20 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation Announces Key Supplier Partnerships in Support of the Mitsubishi SpaceJet M100 Aircraft Program
2019.06.19 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation Signs Memorandum of Understanding for 15 Mitsubishi SpaceJet M100 Aircraft
2019.06.13 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation Introduces the Mitsubishi SpaceJet Family of Aircraft
2019.06.07 Mitsubishi Aircraft Opens New Headquarters in Renton, Washington
2019.03.27 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation Receives Letter of Authorization from Federal Aviation Administration
2019.03.07
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation Announces Update to Corporate Organization

 

2018

2018.12.21 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation Receives Type Inspection Authorization
2018.12.07 Completion of Capital-related Measures Affecting Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation
2018.10.31 MHI Increases Capital in Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation
2018.10.23 Concerning Today’s Media Reports
2018.09.16 Regarding recent MRJ news reports
2018.03.13 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation: Personnel Changes
2018.06.12 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation: Personnel Changes

 

2017

2017.12.27 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation: Organizational Changes
2017.11.30 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation: Personnel Change
2017.10.30 Advance Reservations to “MRJ MUSEUM” to Start October 31
2017.09.29 “MRJ MUSEUM” to Open on November 30 at Aircraft’s Development and Manufacturing Site
2017.09.28 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation: Organizational and Personnel Changes
2017.06.15 MRJ touches down at Le Bourget Airport near Paris: MRJ on static display at Paris Air Show from June 19; First trip to Europe signifies program progress
2017.06.12 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation’s Personnel Change
2017.05.31
Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ Engine for Mitsubishi Regional Jet Acquires Type Certification
2017.05.26
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation: Personnel Change
2017.03.27
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation: Personnel Changes
2017.03.27
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation: Personnel Changes
2017.02.02
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation: Personnel Changes
2017.01.23
MRJ’s Latest Development Status

 

2016

2016.12.02 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation: Organizational and Personnel Changes
2016.10.03 Regarding recent MRJ news reports
2016.09.29 MRJ's First Test Aircraft Completes Ferry Flight to the U.S. Frequent, multiple flight tests scheduled toward type certificate acquisition
2016.09.29 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation's Personnel Changes
2016.08.31 Aerolease Aviation signs definitive agreement for purchase of up to 20 MRJ aircraft
2016.08.30 Notice on MRJ's Ferry Flight Abort
2016.08.28 Notice on the MRJ's flight today
2016.08.27 Notice on coverage of the MRJ today
2016.07.28 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation's Personnel Change
2016.07.12 Mitsubishi Aircraft signs LOI with three partners to provide MRJ airframe MRO services in North America and Asia
2016.07.11 Rockton signs LOI with Mitsubishi Aircraft for purchase of up to 20 MRJ - First European company and second lessor in MRJ program to select the MRJ
2016.06.27 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation's Personnel Change
2016.06.14 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation's Personnel Change
2016.05.31 MRJ's FTA-2 Completes First Flight
2016.05.27 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation's Personnel Change
2016.03.28 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation's Personnel Change
2016.03.25 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation's Personnel Changes
2016.03.07 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation: Organizational and Personnel Changes
2016.02.16 Aerolease Aviation signs LOI with Mitsubishi Aircraft for purchase of up to 20 MRJ- Launch lessor in MRJ program -

 

2015

2015.12.24 MRJ’s Latest Development Status
2015.12.16 Notice Regarding MRJ Development Schedule
2015.11.30 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation's Personnel Change
2015.11.11 MRJ Completes First Flight
2015.11.10 The First Flight Schedule of MRJ
2015.11.02 Notice: New MRJ website and live webcast for first flight
2015.10.29 MRJ Gains Flight Approval
2015.10.23 Concerning changes to the MRJ first flight schedule
2015.10.01 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation: Organizational and Personnel Changes
2015.09.30 Concerning the First Flight Schedule of MRJ
2015.08.31 Comment on news coverage on the MRJ’s first flight
2015.08.03 Mitsubishi Aircraft Opens Seattle Engineering Center To accelerate MRJ's conformity activities and provide prompt flight test support
2015.06.08 MRJ Starts Low Speed Taxiing Tests
2015.04.10 MRJ Development Status And Progress of Preparations towards Full-fledged Manufacture
2015.03.11 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation: Organizational and Personnel Changes
2015.03.11 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation's Changes of Directors and Executive Officers
2015.01.28 JAL Signs Definitive Agreement for Purchase of 32 MRJ Aircraft Deliveries Scheduled to Commence in 2021
2015.01.13 MRJ Starts Full-Scale Tests toward First Flight The first engine run performed on first flight test aircraft . The wing up-bending test also carried out on static strength test aircrafts
2015.01.05 Mitsubishi Aircraft to Relocate Headquarters

 

2014

2014.12.11 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation’s Personnel Change
2014.10.27 Apply globally accepted special process audit approach in the aerospace industry Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation (MITAC) are now Nadcap Subscriber
2014.10.23 Note of caution regarding Twitter and SNS accounts.
2014.10.18 MHI and Mitsubishi Aircraft Host MRJ Rollout Ceremony
2014.10.16 MRJ Rollout Ceremony to be Webcast Live at 2 pm (JP time) / 5 am (GMT) on Saturday, October 18
2014.09.26 Eastern Air Lines Group Signs Definitive Agreement for Purchase of up to Forty MRJ Aircraft ~ Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation’s Third North American Customer
2014.08.28 JAL decides to introduce MRJ as next-generation regional jet
2014.07.15 Air Mandalay Signs Definitive Agreement for Purchase of up to Ten MRJ Aircraft ~ MRJ value recognized in growing Asian market
2014.07.14 Eastern Air Lines Group Signs MOU with Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation for Purchase of up to Forty MRJ Aircraft
2014.07.14 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation to conduct MRJ Flights Tests Based at Moses Lake, Washington in the United States
2014.06.26 The Engines Mounted on MRJ’s First Flight Test Aircraft
2014.06.17 The Wing-Body Combination Complete for MRJ’s First Flight Test Aircraft
2014.06.11 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation's Personnel Change
2014.06.05 Mitsubishi Aircraft takes delivery of engine for MRJ’s first flight test aircraftStep forward for MRJ’s first flight
2014.05.07 Starting Preparations for Static Strength Test MRJ's Static Strength Test Aircraft Transferred to Strength Test Station
2014.04.28 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation's Personnel Change
2014.04.01 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation's Personnel Change
2014.04.01 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation's Organizational Change
2014.01.22 Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) Finance Conference Held in Dublin Attended by over 100 participants – largest number ever

 

2013

2013.12.09 Mitsubishi Aircraft Holds Partners Conferences
2013.12.02 Mitsubishi Aircraft establishes new Production Management Office
2013.10.28 Financial Institutions Invited To Mitsubishi Aircraft Presentation in NYC
2013.10.22 Mitsubishi Aircraft Establishes Quality Assurance Department in Munich
2013.10.15 First MRJ Flight Test Aircraft Final Assembly Commences Mid Fuselage Arrives at MHI's Nagoya Aerospace Systems Works Komaki South Plant
2013.09.30 Mitsubishi Aircraft Conducts Presentation Inviting Financial Institutions
2013.08.22 MRJ Program Schedule Announcement
2013.07.01 Mitsubishi Aircraft Reorganizes Into Seven Divisions
2013.06.19 Mitsubishi Aircraft sets up Quality Assurance Department in Illinois to strengthen interaction with MRJ program partners

 

2012

2012.12.05 Hideo Egawa Appointed as Chairman/CEO, Succeeded by Teruaki Kawai as President/COO
2012.12.13 Mitsubishi Aircraft and SkyWest, Inc. Conclude Definitive Agreement for 100 Mitsubishi Regional Jets (MRJ) and 100 Options
2012.09.25 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation Acquires Approval to Conduct Aircraft Design Inspections
2012.08.09 The MRJ Engine Final Assembly to be managed in Aichi, Japan
2012.07.11 Mitsubishi Aircraft and SkyWest, Inc. Announce 100 Aircraft Agreement in Principle
2012.07.05 Mitsubishi Aircraft Receives MRJ Landing Gear for Function Test
2012.05.07 Flight Tests Commence for MRJ's PurePower® PW1200G Engine
2012.04.25 Mitsubishi Regional Jet Schedule Update

 

2011

2011.12.22 MRJ Iron Bird Successfully Became Airborne
2011.06.22 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation Selects Boeing to Provide  World-Class Customer Support and Services
2011.06.16 ANI Group Holdings Ltd. Signs MOU with Mitsubishi Aircraft for Purchase of 5 MRJ Aircraft ~A New Step in Cultivating the Asian Market~
2011.04.28 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation Executive Nobuo Toda Announces Retirement
2011.04.05 MHI Commences Mitsubishi Regional Jet Assembly Work
2011.04.04 Mitsubishi Aircraft to Establish Europe Sales Office
2011.02.01 Trans States Holdings Signed Purchase Agreement with Mitsubishi Aircraft for 100 MRJ Aircraft on Dec 27, 2010

 

2010

2010.09.30 MHI Commences Mitsubishi Regional Jet Manufacturing
2010.09.15 Mitsubishi Aircraft Proceeds With MRJ Manufacturing Phase
2010.07.19 Mitsubishi Aircraft Signs Agreement with CAE On MRJ Training Program Development and Implementation
2010.04.27 Mitsubishi Aircraft: Strengthens Business Operations with April Personnel Changes
2010.03.25 Mitsubishi Aircraft Joins the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association
2010.02.24 Mitsubishi Aircraft Executive Takashi Nishioka Announces Retirement
2010.01.13 Mitsubishi Aircraft Taps Heath Tecna to Supply Components for the MRJ Interior

 

2009

2009.12.22 Mitsubishi Aircraft Signs Contract with Saab for Support to Develop Technical Manuals
2009.10.02 Trans States Holdings Signs LOI with Mitsubishi Aircraft for Purchase of 100 MRJ Aircraft
2009.09.09 Mitsubishi Aircraft Announces Final MRJ Configuration
2009.04.03 Notice Regarding Allocation of New Shares to Third Parties
2009.02.05 Hideo Egawa to Assume Post of President of Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp.
2009.01.22 Taiwan's AIDC to Help Design and Develop the MRJ

 

2008

2008.10.23 Spirit AeroSystems to Supply Pylons for the MRJ
2008.10.16 MRJ to Establish U.S. Sales Firm
2008.09.25 Exhibition at Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2008
2008.09.16 FHI Dispaches Engineers to Mitsubishi Aircraft
2008.09.04 Mitsubishi Aircraft Concludes Support Agreement with Boeing
2008.05.23 JAMCO Participates in Designing of MRJ's Ailerons and Spoilers, Using Carbon Fiber Composite Material Technology to Reduce Weight of MRJ
2008.04.30 Regarding Allocation of New Shares to Third Parties
2008.03.28 MHI Officially Launches Mitsubishi Regional Jet Program -- Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. to Conduct MRJ Business Operations --
2008.02.14 MHI Selects 5 Partner Suppliers to Provide Major Systems for MRJ -- A Significant Step toward the Realization of MRJ Program Launch --
2008.02.12 MHI Joins International Aviation Industry Associations: ERA, RAA and IATA Strategic Partnerships Programme Ahead of MRJ Launch Decision This Spring

 

2007

2007.10.09 MHI Authorizes Offer of MRJ and Launches Marketing to Potential Customers