ANA's board confirmed it will go forward with purchasing 15 MRJ90s. The aircraft are part of the order announced in March 2008 (ATW Daily News, March 28, 2008); ANA is the launch customer for the Mitsubishi regional jet with 25 on order. Yesterday's announcement by the carrier appeared to be a formality reiterating its commitment to the MRJ. But the board's statement did place a value on the order for the first time: 15 MRJ90s are worth ¥69.2 billion ($764 million). ...

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