JAL to buy 32 Mitsubishi Regional Jets, order 15 Embraer aircraft

Thu Aug 28, 2014 4:22am EDT
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan Airlines (9201.T: Quote) said on Thursday that it will buy as many as 32 Mitsubishi Regional Jets and will order 15 regional aircraft from Brazil's Embraer SA (EMBR3.SA: Quote) with options to purchase as many as 12 more.

Japan Airlines in a release said it will deploy the MRJs on domestic routes from 2021.

(Reporting by Tim Kelly; Editing by Ryan Woo)

An employee of Japan Airlines works next to the company logo at Haneda Airport in Tokyo February 4, 2013. REUTERS/Toru Hanai