7 December 2019

400 orders for homegrown C919 aircraft, paper says

Commercial Aircraft Corp of China Ltd. has notched up 400 orders for its C919, the first China-made large passenger aircraft, with Industrial Bank Financial Leasing Co. Ltd. signing a contract for 20 on Monday, China Daily reported Tuesday. The leasing company, which is a subsidiary of Industrial Bank, is the 16th customer for the C919, the report saidThe aircraft builder has already started airframe production and the first C919 flight is scheduled for the end of 2015, it said.

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