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Mitsubishi Aircraft loses order for 40 regional jets

Fledgling aircraft maker anxious other orders could fall through too

Repeated delivery delays have kept sales of the Mitsubishi Regional Jet from taking off. (Photo provided by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries)

TOKYO -- Mitsubishi Aircraft on Friday said it has agreed with Eastern Air Lines to cancel the U.S. carrier's order for 40 Mitsubishi Regional Jets.

Mitsubishi Aircraft has received orders for around 450 MRJs.

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