First domestic jet large-scale order agreed with US airline on 6 September at 6:33
Mitsubishi Aircraft has agreed to proceed with discussions with an American airline company in order to receive an order for 100 aircraft in the 70-seat class, which is being developed as the new flagship model of the first domestic passenger aircraft, the Mitsubishi Space Jet. I understood that This model will be the first large-scale order to be realized, and attention will be paid to whether it will be able to boost the order.
According to officials, Mitsubishi Aircraft has agreed with the American airline “Mesa Airlines” to proceed with specific discussions on price, etc. in order to receive an order for 100 aircraft with 70 seats.
The policy is to proceed with discussions aiming for delivery in 2024, and if orders are realized, sales are expected to reach 400 billion yen.
Mitsubishi Aircraft has so far received orders for more than 400 aircraft in the 90-seat class, but the 70-seat class aircraft, which is currently in demand in the United States, which is currently the largest market, is positioned as a new main model for development. I'm putting effort.
Mitsubishi Space Jet has been in trouble one after another, and the delivery of the first machine has been delayed until the middle of next year, 7 years behind the original plan. The