Japan Airlines has signed a letter of intent for 32 Mitsubishi Regional Jets, which will eventually form the backbone of its domestic regional jet fleet and has also placed an order with Embraer to cover its more immediate fleet-replacement needs. The MRJ deliveries would begin in 2021. The Embraer order, meanwhile, includes a total of 15 E170s and E190s to be delivered from next year. The airline placed the Embraer order because its needs to begin replacing its older regional jets before ...


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