Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Japanese 72/92 Seat Jets From 2012?  
User currently offlineLAXDESI From United States of America, joined May 2005, 5086 posts, RR: 48
Posted (7 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 1250 times:

Quotes:
A project to build Japan's first passenger jet led by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will start with around USD$1 billion in funding, up to 30 percent of which will come from government subsidies, a newspaper reported on Wednesday. Commercial production of the small jet, dubbed the MJ jet for Mitsubishi Jet, is due to start in the business year from April 2012.

The MJ will come in 72-seat and 92-seat versions and is part of a larger effort by Japan to develop aircraft that are more fuel efficient and make less noise. The machinery maker has already started talks with Britain's Rolls-Royce about supplying the engine for the jet.

Mitsubishi's Ikuno said the company believes a total of 350-600 aircraft orders are necessary for the project to be profitable. But he declined to confirm the Nikkei report that around 50-100 aircraft are expected to be manufactured each year. Mitsubishi Heavy and others will make a final decision by March 2008 on whether there will be enough orders to go ahead with the project.

Link:
http://news.airwise.com/story/view/1157546612.html

Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Why No Logo-jets From Skyteam/Oneworld? posted Sun May 14 2006 20:06:58 by LH492
Decreasing Numbers Of 50 Seat Jets posted Thu Dec 29 2005 02:00:48 by Flyf15
Seat Charts From Airliners From The 60s/70s posted Tue Aug 16 2005 18:17:10 by Enzedder
Chinese Airlines Order 60 7E7 Jets From Boeing posted Fri Jan 28 2005 08:18:17 by Schipholjfk
Smoking Jets From The 60's - 70's posted Thu Dec 9 2004 17:05:08 by NSFGUY
Tikal Jets From Guatemala To Mexico With Dc9s. posted Thu Jun 26 2003 03:59:14 by Ghost77
KLM To Start Regional Jets From Ams? posted Mon Dec 23 2002 21:22:00 by PW100
Boeing Cuts 8 Widebody Jets From 2003 Production posted Wed May 22 2002 18:19:18 by Flyingbronco05
Ilfc Ordered Those 57 Jets From Airbus posted Wed Jun 16 1999 21:53:57 by Flyf15
More Private Jets Ordered From Airbus And Boeing posted Wed Oct 18 2006 16:47:20 by Manni