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US regional market changes drive jet vs turboprop debate


A general theme emerged during this year’s Regional Airline Association meeting where attendees – manufacturers, suppliers and airlines – expressed optimism, but saw increasing challenges that could transform the industry from what it is now, as covered in this CAPA report. [3641 words]

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  • Turboprops will be strong
  • Challenges ahead
  • LCC, rail competition
  • Back to basics
  • Bigger is better
  • Future favors turboprops
  • Bombardier forecasts higher

Graphs and data:

  • Main drivers impacting future scenarios evolution in the USA
  • Operators using Q400s to replace short-haul jet routes
  • Strong replacement potential of 30-50-seat, first generation Turboprops: Geographical split
  • Strong replacement potential of 30-50-seat turboprops & regional jets: Geographical split
  • Game Changing Economics
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