Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. has cut the standard seating of both versions of its Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) to allow for greater distance between rows. The MRJ90 is now rated as an 88-seat aircraft, down from 92 seats, in all-economy configuration, a spokesperson for the company has said. The MRJ70’s standard seating is now 76, compared with the original 78. In both cases, the new figures assume 31-in. (79-cm) pitch, up from 29 in. Aircraft dimensions have not changed. Early in the ...

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