Trans States Holdings, parent of U.S. regional carriers Trans States Airlines, Compass Airlines and GoJet Airlines, remains “comfortable” with its order for 50 Mitsubishi Regional Jets and expects to begin taking delivery of the aircraft in 2017. However, Trans States President Richard Leach conceded the up-to-92-seat MRJ90s, which are on order by St. Louis-based regional operator, will have a maximum takeoff weight (MTOW) that is higher than allowed by scope clauses in ...


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