Mitsubishi Heavy Industries fell in the red for the first time in 20 years Loss due to jet airliner development delay May 11 18:59

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, which is developing the first domestic jet airliner, announced its financial results for the fiscal year ending March this year and posted a large loss due to the delay in development. I fell into. The company has announced that it will reduce the development costs of this year's jet airliners by half from the previous year due to the deterioration of business performance.

According to the financial results for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2009, which was announced by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, due to the delay in the development of the jet passenger plane "Mitsubishi Space Jet", a loss of more than 260 billion yen was recorded, and "business profit or loss", which is the main business, was 29.5 billion yen. It became the deficit of the yen.

It is the first time in 20 years that the profit of the main business has fallen into the red.

On the other hand, regarding the forecast of business results for the year ending March next year, the company has indicated that the final profit or loss, which was a surplus of 87.1 billion yen in the financial result for the term ending March, will be zero due to the influence of the new coronavirus. It was

At the press conference on the 11th, the company indicated that it would revisit the delivery date of the first aircraft after 2021, and due to the deterioration of business performance, the development cost of this year's jet airliner was about half that of last year. Clarified the policy to reduce to 60 billion yen.

President Izumisawa said in a press conference, "I don't think that the airline industry will change significantly due to the influence of the new coronavirus, and I do not think that it will affect orders for jet airliners," and the impact on orders for jet airliners will spread. Showed concern.

Nagasaki Shipyard's cruise ship outbreak "I apologize"

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries President Kiyotsugu Izumisawa reported online news on May 11 that a large-scale cruise ship anchored at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Nagasaki Shipyard's Koyaki Plant was confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus. "I would like to apologize for worrying people living in the neighborhood. I received guidance from various parties and experts in accepting cruise ships, but as a result, many infections have occurred. I am very sorry that I was worried about this. "

In addition, President Izumisawa revealed that there is no plan to accept a cruise ship at the Koyaki Factory at this time.