BEIJING — Miami-based Eastern Air Lines, though not yet flying, has confirmed its order for 20 Mitsubishi Aircraft MRJ regional jets. The aircraft will be MRJ90s, the manufacturer says. The MRJ90 version is designed to seat 92 people in all-economy seating and is likely to outsell the 78-seat MRJ70.  Eastern has also taken purchase rights on 20 MRJ90s under the deal, which was foreshadowed in a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed in July. Eastern’s aircraft are due to ...

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