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April 17, 2024
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When fuel prices spiked a few years ago, coupled with the onset of the Great Recession, the 50-seat regional jet market suffered.  But with lower fuel prices, are the difficulties for those planes abating with their low capital cost?

Let’s take a look at data on the percentage of each fleet that is in service each year for the past decade.  For the small regional jets, the market decline is quite clear, as shown in the chart below.