Although it has received the smaller half of the newly merged American Airlines’ order for 76-seat regional jets, Bombardier’s contract for up to 70 CRJ900s will keep the aircraft in production and on the market as the Canadian manufacturer focuses on its CSeries narrowbody airliner. For Embraer, the orders and options from American for 150 E175s are a boost following JetBlue Airways’ October decision to defer delivery of 24 E190s to 2020-22, from 2014-18, and cap its fleet at 60 ...


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