Pontifications: MHIRJ prepares for narrowbody aftermarket business

June 21, 2021, © Leeham News: MHIRJ Aviation Group said last week its 100,000 sf expansion of MRO facilities is sized to accommodate narrowbody aircraft. MHIRJ is the former Bombardier CRJ global product support system purchased last year… Read More

Mitsubishi’s MHIRJ expanding MRO floor space by 100,000 sf

Subscription Required Now open to all Readers By Scott Hamilton Part 2 of 2. Part 1 appeared here. Introduction June 1, 2021, © Leeham News: It’s been one year today since Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) closed the acquisition… Read More

Mitsubishi grows ex-Bombardier business even as SpaceJet rests in limbo

Subscription Required Now open to all Readers By Scott Hamilton Part 1 of 2 Parts Introduction May 31, 2021, © Leeham News: June 1 is the first anniversary of the acquired by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries of the Bombardier… Read More

The SpaceJet impact on MHI’s finances

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   May 17, 2021, © Leeham News: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) officially launched the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) program on March 28, 2008, at the end of its 2007 fiscal year. The Japanese… Read More

Small jet demand likely to stay depressed after COVID

Subscription Required By Judson Rollins Introduction  January 25, 2020, © Leeham News: As passenger travel trickles back to life, one trend that’s already apparent is a long-term diminution of airline yields in most regions. This is largely driven… Read More

The 717 and A220, Part 1: Introduction

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   Dec. 3, 2020, © Leeham News: Delta Air Lines, the largest Boeing 717 operator, announced it would retire the type by the end of 2025. Airbus A220s will mostly replace the aging… Read More

The future of regional jets is limited by choices, Scope Clause

By Judson Rollins Introduction  July 6, 2020, © Leeham News: The fallout from COVID-19 is beginning to intersect with the beginning of a wave of regional jet retirements globally. However, the market for smaller commercial jets today stretches… Read More

Regional Jet Retirements

Subscription Required By Vincent Valery Introduction   June 22, 2020, © Leeham News: Last week, LNA analyzed the narrowbody aircraft retirements. We now turn our attention to the regional jet market. LNA analyzes retirement prospects for Embraer’s E-Jet and… Read More

Analysis: Mitsubishi suspends development of M100, continues M90 due to COVID

By Scott Hamilton Analysis May 12, 2020, © Leeham News: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) yesterday said it cut development money for the M100 SpaceJet. M100 R&D is suspended indefinitely while it continues for the M90 on half rations…. Read More

HOTR: Mitsubishi, Bombardier set June 1 to close CRJ deal

By the Leeham News staff May 6, 2020, © Leeham News: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries announced May 7 (Tokyo time) that it will close the acquisition of the Bombardier CRJ program June 1. Production of the CRJ was to… Read More