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By Don C. Brunell
Business Commentator 

Business Column: Mitsubishi launching into regional jet space

 

Last updated 9/19/2019 at 10:04am



Traditionally, media coverage of the Paris Air Show focuses on the battle between Boeing and Airbus over market share for newer large commercial jets. However, this year Mitsubishi shared the spotlight with its state-of-the-art “SpaceJet.”

SpaceJet is not the latest aircraft to join British billionaire Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic suborbital space fleet. It is a new regional passenger aircraft designed to compete head-to-head with Brazil’s Embraer E-175 for routes between larger airports and smaller cities.

Horizon flights between Seattle and TriCities or Portland and M...



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