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.

Propeller airliners[edit]

See also: Turboprop
Loganair Islander at Fair Isle

Two-abreast cabin[edit]

Type Seats Period Built Country In service[1]
de Havilland Dove 8–11 1946–1947 542 UK
de Havilland Heron 14–17 1950–1963 150 UK
Britten-Norman Islander 9 1965–present 1280 UK
Beechcraft Model 99 15 1968–1986 700 USA 106
Fairchild Swearingen Metroliner 19 1968–2001 600+ USA 225
Mitsubishi MU-2 4-12 1963-1986 704 Japan
Britten-Norman Trislander 16 1970–1982 72 UK
GAF Nomad 12–16 1975–1985 172 Australia
Dornier Do 228 19 1981–1998, 2009–present 270 Germany 95
Evektor EV-55 Outback 9–14 2011–present 1 Czech Republic
Beechcraft 1900 19 1982–2002 695 USA 334

Three-abreast cabin[edit]

Cessna 208
Let L410
Type Seats Period Built Country In service[1]
Saab 90 Scandia 24–32 1946–1954 18 Sweden
Aérospatiale N 262 23–29 1962–1976 110 France
Short SC.7 Skyvan 19 1963–1986 153 UK
De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 19 1965–1988, 2008–present 846 Canada 281
Embraer EMB 110 Bandeirante 18–21 1968–1990 500 Brazil 38
Handley Page Jetstream 16 1969–1975 66 UK
Let L-410 Turbolet 19 1971–present 1,138 Czechoslovakia
Short 330 30 1974–1992 125 UK 12
CASA C-212 Aviocar 26 1974–present 578 Spain 12
Antonov An-28 / PZL M28 18 1975–1993 / 1993–present 191 / 39 Ukraine / Poland
BAe Jetstream 18 1980–1993 386 UK 101
Short 360 36–39 1981–1991 165 UK 45
Saab 340 37 1983–1999 459 Sweden 232
Embraer EMB 120 Brasilia 30 1983–2001 354 Brazil 96
Cessna 208 14 1984–present 2,500 USA
Harbin Y-12 17 1985–present 105 China 11
BAe Jetstream 41 29 1992–1997 100 UK 55
Dornier 328 30 1992–2005 217 Germany 95
Saab 2000 50–58 1994–1999 64 Sweden 35

Four-abreast cabin[edit]

Dash 8 of Air Southwest on landing
Azul ATR 72
Type Seats Period Built Country In service[1]
Fokker F27 Friendship 48–56 1958–1987 586 Netherlands 8
Antonov An-24 52 1959–1979 1367 Ukraine 115
Handley Page Dart Herald 56 1959–1968 50 UK
Hawker Siddeley HS 748 40–58 1962–1988 380 UK 17
NAMC YS-11 64 1962–1974 182 Japan 2
Xian Y-7∗ / MA60 / MA600 52–66 1970–present 103+80+4 China 46
IAI Arava 20–24 1972–1988 80 Israel
de Havilland Canada Dash 7 50 1975–1988 113 Canada 17
Bombardier Dash 8 37–78 1983–present 1125 Canada 861
ATR 42 42–50 1984–present 429 France & Italy 235
Fokker 50 58 1987–1997 213 Netherlands 73
BAe ATP 64 1988–1996 64 UK 33
CASA/IPTN CN-235 44 1988–present 273 Spain & Indonesia
ATR 72 68–74 1989–present 678 France & Italy 706
Ilyushin Il-114 52–64 1997–2012 20 Russia 7
Antonov An-140 52 1997–present 31 Ukraine 1

∗ Xi'an Y-7 started development as a Chinese version of the Antonov An-24

Five-abreast cabin[edit]

Type Seats Period Built Country
Airspeed Ambassador 47 1947–1953 23 UK

Regional jets[edit]

See also: Regional jet

Three-abreast cabin[edit]

BMI Embraer ERJ 145
Type Seats Period Built Country In service[1]
Embraer ERJ 145 family 37–50 1989–present 890 Brazil 553
Fairchild-Dornier 328JET 32–34 1999–2005 111 Germany 21

Four-abreast cabin[edit]

CRJ100 LR of Lufthansa CityLine
Finnair Embraer E-170
Type Seats Period Built Country In service[1]
Yakovlev Yak-40 27–36 1967–1981 1011 Russia 31
VFW-Fokker 614 40–44 1975–1977 19 Germany
Bombardier CRJ100/200 50 1992–2000 1021 Canada 560
Bombardier CRJ700/900/1000 70–100 2001–present 647 Canada 751
Embraer E-Jet family 70–108 2004–present 1100 Brazil 1146
Mitsubishi Regional Jet 78–92 development 4 Japan
Embraer E-Jet E2 family 80-144 development Brazil

Five-abreast cabin[edit]

Lufthansa Avro RJ85 (Bae 146)
Type Seats Period Built Country In service[1]
Fokker F28 Fellowship 65–79 1967–1987 241 Netherlands 1
British Aerospace 146 82–112 1983–2001 387 UK 98
Fokker 100 97–107 1986–1997 283 Netherlands 116
Fokker 70 79 1994–1997 47 Netherlands 38
Boeing 717 117 1998–2006 156 USA 154
Antonov An-148 75–99 2009–present 30 Ukraine 7
Sukhoi Superjet 100 78–98 2011–present 92 Russia 63
Comac ARJ21 78–105 2013–present 6 China 2
Bombardier CSeries 110–160 2013–present 3 Canada 1
Kawasaki YPX 100–150 development  ? Japan

Six-abreast cabin[edit]

Type Seats Period Built Country
Yakovlev Yak-42 106 1979–2003 185 USSR / Russia

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "World airliner census". Flight Global. 8 August 2016.