Bombardier will interrupt production of its CRJ200 in mid-January, company officials announced Friday. The 50-seat RJ, introduced in 1992 to launch customer Lufthansa CityLine, was heralded as an aircraft that would revolutionize the Regional airline industry. More than 1,000 CRJ200s made it to market, but its popularity since has been overtaken by the new technology and better economics of larger next-generation RJs. "It's just a natural evolution of the product," Bombardier spokesperson ...

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