The Embraer-manufactured aircraft will account for 263 new aircraft in the North American fleet over the next 10 years. A large order is in place by regional carrier SkyWest Airlines, which has committed to 100 aircraft.
4-Mitsubishi Regional Jet
The Japanese-built Mitsubishi MRJ will see fleet growth by 280 aircraft in North America over the next decade. Not expected until the middle of 2020, the MRJ has nevertheless proved popular with U.S.-based lessors, with Trans States Holdings and AeroLease committing to taking the aircraft. U.S. regional carrier SkyWest Airlines also orders in place for both the -70 and -90 variant.
Launched at the Paris Air Show in June 2017, The 737-MAX10 is expected to grow by 312 aircraft in North America over the next 10 years. The aircraft's largest customer will be United Airlines, which converted 100 of its 161 orders for the MAX 9 into orders for the MAX 10.
The Airbus A320neo will see the second largest volumes of fleet growth in North America from now until 2027. U.S. low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines will account for the largest intake of the aircraft, with more than 200 expected once all orders are fulfilled.
1-Boeing 737 MAX
Comfortably the largest expected growth of any aircraft in the region, the Boeing 737-MAX8 is anticipated to add 794 aircraft in the region. Southwest Airlines has the largest regional order in place, with more than 200 of the aircraft anticipated. Its first 737-MAX8 entered into service in October 2017.
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