Embraer and Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. are conceding that the E175-E2 and MRJ90, respectively, will be unable to operate in the US market at service entry because both aircraft will be too heavy to meet scope clause requirements in US major airlines’ pilot labor contracts. Both manufacturers had held out hope the scope clauses restricting Dallas/Fort Worth-based American Airlines, Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines and Chicago-based United Airlines from contracting regional flying on an ...

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