TRANS STATES HOLDINGS, PARENT OF Trans States Airlines and GoJet Airlines, is a little company with big ideas. In October it signed a letter of intent with Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. covering 50 firm orders and 50 options for the MRJ, making it the US launch customer for the new regional jet set to enter service in the first quarter of 2014. Trans States President and COO Rick Leach tells ATW he expects to formalize the deal by year end. At a time when the aviation industry continues to ...

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