List of regional airliners

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The following is a list of commercial short-haul civilian passenger "regional" airliners with significant build numbers. Regional airliners typically seat fewer than 100 passengers and fill the short-hop role in the hub and spoke model of passenger and cargo distribution as well as taking part in point-to-point transit and fly up to 810 miles.

Propeller airliners[edit]

Loganair Islander at Fair Isle

Two-abreast cabin[edit]

Type Seats Intro. Prod.
end
Built Country In
service
(orders)[a][1]
de Havilland Dove 8 1946 1967 542 UK 0
de Havilland Heron 14 1950 1963 150 UK 0
Britten-Norman Islander 9 1967 in prod. 1280 UK (?)
Beechcraft Model 99 15 1968 1987 700 USA 105
Fairchild Swearingen Metroliner 19 1972 2001 600+ USA 213
Mitsubishi MU-2 4-12 1963 1986 704 Japan 0
Britten-Norman Trislander 16-17 1971 1982 72 UK 4
GAF Nomad 12 1975 1985 172 Australia 2
Dornier Do 228/Do 228NG 19 1982 in prod. 370[b] Germany 57 (2)
Beechcraft 1900 19 1984 2002 695 USA 306

Three-abreast cabin[edit]

Cessna 208
Let L410
Type Seats Intro. Prod.
end
Built Country In
service
(orders)[a][1]
Saab 90 Scandia 24-32 1950 1954 18 Sweden 0
Aérospatiale N 262 23-29 1964 1976 110 France 0
Short SC.7 Skyvan 19 1963 1986 153 UK 0
De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter (Series 100 - 300) 19-20 1966 1988 844 Canada 230
VIking Air DHC-6 Twin Otter (Series 400) 19 2010 in prod. 123 Canada 40 (14)
Embraer EMB 110 Bandeirante 15-21 1973 1990 501 Brazil 39
Handley Page Jetstream 16 1969 1975 66 UK 0
Let L-410 Turbolet 19 1970 in prod. 1200 Czechoslovakia 178 (3)[2]
Short 330 30 1976 1992 125 UK 0
CASA C-212 Aviocar 26 1974 in prod. 583 Spain & Indonesia 0
Antonov An-28 18 1986 1993 191 Ukraine 0
PZL M28 Skytruck[c] 18 1993 in prod. 39 Poland 0
BAe Jetstream 19 1982 1993 386 UK 91
Short 360 36 1982 1991 165 UK 0
Saab 340 34 1984 1999 459 Sweden 210
Embraer EMB 120 Brasilia 30 1985 2001 354 Brazil 98
Cessna 208 13 1984 in prod. 2,500 USA (?)
Harbin Y-12 17 1985 in prod. 105 (?) China (?)
BAe Jetstream 41 29-30 1992 1997 100 UK 51
Dornier 328 30-33 1993 2000 217 Germany 24
Saab 2000 50-58 1994 1999 63 Sweden 24

Four-abreast cabin[edit]

Dash 8 of Air Southwest on landing
Azul ATR 72
Type Seats Intro. Prod.
end
Built Country In
service
(orders)[a][1]
Fokker F27 Friendship 48-56 1958 1987 586 Netherlands 10
Antonov An-24 40-50 1962 2012 1264 Ukraine 86
Handley Page Dart Herald 47-56 1961 1968 50 UK 0
Hawker Siddeley HS 748 40-58 1962 1988 380 UK 12
NAMC YS-11 64 1965 1974 182 Japan 1
Xian Y-7 / MA60 / MA600 52–62 1984 in prod. 231 China 41 (46)
IAI Arava 20-24 1972 1988 80 Israel 0
de Havilland Canada Dash 7 50 1978 1988 113 Canada 11
Bombardier Dash 8 37-90 1984 in prod. 1244[3] Canada 844 (55)
ATR 42 40-52 1985 in prod. 470 France & Italy 220 (19)
Fokker 50 58 1987 1997 213 Netherlands 88
BAe ATP 64 1988 1996 64 UK 17
CASA/IPTN CN-235 51 1988 in prod. 341[4] Spain & Indonesia 0
ATR 72 68-74 1989 in prod. 1000[5] France & Italy 745 (202)
Ilyushin Il-114 52–64 1998 in prod. 20 Russia 0 (?)
Antonov An-140 52 2002 in prod. 35[6] Ukraine 1 (0)

Five-abreast cabin[edit]

Type Seats Intro. Prod. end Built Country In Airline Service
Airspeed Ambassador 60 1951 1953 23 UK 0

Regional jets[edit]

Three-abreast cabin[edit]

BMI Embraer ERJ 145
Type Seats Intro. Prod.
end
Built Country In
service
(orders)[a][1]
Embraer ERJ family 37–50 1997 in prod. (?) 1213 Brazil 505 (0)
Fairchild-Dornier 328JET 30-33 1999 2004 110 Germany 11

Four-abreast cabin[edit]

CRJ100 LR of Lufthansa CityLine
Finnair Embraer E-170
Type Seats Intro. Prod.
end
Built Country In
service
(orders)[a][1]
Yakovlev Yak-40 32 1968 1981 1011 Russia 22
VFW-Fokker 614 40-44 1975 1977 19 Germany 0
Bombardier CRJ100/200 50 1992 2006 1021 Canada 498
Bombardier CRJ700/900/1000 66-104 2001 in prod. 822 Canada 777 (54)
Embraer E-Jet family 66-124 2004 in prod. 1414 Brazil 1346 (133)
Mitsubishi MRJ 69-92 in development 4 (Test Aircraft) Japan 0 (203)
Embraer E-Jet E2 family 80-146 2018 in prod. 8 Brazil 3 (153)

Five-abreast cabin[edit]

Lufthansa Avro RJ85 (Bae 146)
Type Seats Intro. Prod.
end
Built Country In
service
(orders)[a][1]
Fokker F28 Fellowship 55-79 1969 1987 241 Netherlands 1
BAe 146/Avro RJ 70-112 1983 2001 387 UK 118
Fokker 100 97-122 1988 1997 283 Netherlands 109
Fokker 70 72-85 1994 1997 48 Netherlands 23
Boeing 717 106-117 1999 2006 156 USA 148
Antonov An-148 68–99 2009 in prod. 42 Ukraine 7 (1)
Sukhoi Superjet 100 87-108 2011 in prod. 159 Russia 114 (27)
Comac ARJ21 78-105 2016 in prod. 9 China 5 (103)
Airbus A220 108-160 2016 in prod. 52 Canada 39 (282)

Six-abreast cabin[edit]

Type Seats Intro. Prod.
end
Built Country In
service[a][1]
Yakovlev Yak-42 104-120 1980 2003 185 USSR / Russia 23

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g July 2018
  2. ^ Do 228 + Do 228NG
  3. ^ development of license-built Antonov An-28

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "World Airliner Census". Flightglobal. July 2018. 
  2. ^ July 2015 https://www.flightglobal.com/asset/3480
  3. ^ March 2018 "Q400 Program Status Report" (PDF). Retrieved 2018-08-11. 
  4. ^ November 2017Orders, Deliveries, In Operation Military aircraft by Country – Worldwide, Airbus Defence & Space (30 November 2017)
  5. ^ July 2018"ATR delivers 1,000th ATR 72, best-selling regional aircraft in prod. today Tuesday" (Press release). ATR. 17 July 2018. 
  6. ^ July 2017"An-140 реестр" [An-140 Registry]. russianplanes.net (in Russian). Archived from the original on 22 June 2017. Retrieved 27 July 2017.