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preflight
11-04-2019, 03:44 AM
SURPRISE! SURPRISE! SURPRISE!

Trans States Cancels Order For Up To 100 SpaceJet Aircraft (https://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/trans-states-cancels-order-100-spacejet-aircraft)

By Ben Goldstein, Air Transport World (Subscription Publication). "Trans States Holdings has canceled an order for up to 100 Mitsubishi SpaceJet aircraft, in the latest setback facing the Japanese manufacturer's long-delayed regional jet program. Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. (MAC) announced Oct. 31 that Trans States Holdings—parent company of three US-based regional airlines—has terminated its contract for 50 firm orders of the SpaceJet M90, which included purchase options for 50 more."


VoiceOfReason
11-04-2019, 05:17 AM
SURPRISE! SURPRISE! SURPRISE!

Trans States Cancels Order For Up To 100 SpaceJet Aircraft (https://atwonline.com/aircraft-orders-deliveries/trans-states-cancels-order-100-spacejet-aircraft)

By Ben Goldstein, Air Transport World (Subscription Publication). "Trans States Holdings has canceled an order for up to 100 Mitsubishi SpaceJet aircraft, in the latest setback facing the Japanese manufacturer's long-delayed regional jet program. Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. (MAC) announced Oct. 31 that Trans States Holdings—parent company of three US-based regional airlines—has terminated its contract for 50 firm orders of the SpaceJet M90, which included purchase options for 50 more."

This just in...Trans States Holdings puts order in for 100 *new* CRJ-550s. Where does one sign up to fly those beauties?

ninerdriver
11-04-2019, 06:53 AM
This just in...Trans States Holdings puts order in for 100 *new* CRJ-550s. Where does one sign up to fly those beauties?

Mitsubishi makes surprise announcement, unveils SpaceJet M55...


Mesabah
11-04-2019, 07:36 AM
How much fuel does it burn getting into orbit?

preflight
11-04-2019, 07:49 AM
How much fuel does it burn getting into orbit?

In the typical "lost in translation", the Japanese were trying to convey "the sense of space" inside the jet, when they renamed it. They did not expect Americans to think about an aircraft "going into outer space"!

Packrat
11-04-2019, 07:59 AM
In the typical "lost in translation", the Japanese were trying to convey "the sense of space" inside the jet, when they renamed it. They did not expect Americans to think about an aircraft "going into outer space"!

Its like the time Alaska started service from MMGL to ONT and couldn't sell tickets because the people didn't want to go to Canada.

captive apple
11-04-2019, 08:22 AM
I had an FA who was beside herself how warm it was in Canada for it being winter.