Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. said Friday that it has signed a letter of intent with Trans States Holdings, parent of US regional carriers Trans States Airlines and GoJet Airlines, covering a firm order for 50 MRJs plus 50 options. The deal marks a breakthrough for Mitsubishi, which is trying to sell its regional jet, set to enter service in 2013, to the global marketplace. Its only previous order was from launch customer ANA for 15 firm plus 10 options. The company announced the final ...

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