Regional jet manufacturers Bombardier and Embraer have made their intentions clear: Both will continue to focus primarily on marketing and development of aircraft in the 60/100-seat range. At the Regional Airline Assn. conference yesterday in Dallas, Bombardier VP-Marketing and Communications Trung Ngo noted that rising fuel costs, renegotiated labor contracts and the success of low-cost carriers have helped drive the market for larger regional aircraft. "Airlines are adjusting to a new ...

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