PARIS, June 19 All the customers of Mitsubishi
Aircraft Corp's new MRJ regional jet are supportive of the
programme despite delays, the company's vice president of sales
and marketing said on Monday.
"All customers are committed to the programme and are very
supportive," Yugo Fukuhara said at the Paris Airshow, adding the
programme currently had 427 orders.
"The market segment for regional jets is very healthy,"
Fukuhara said, adding: "we will become one of two major regional
The 90-seat Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) is Japan's first
commercial aircraft in 50 years but it has been delayed five
times and is facing rising costs.
(Reporting by Matthias Blamont; Editing by Mark Potter)