Tag: Aviation

China Debuts First Large Passenger Jet Amid Growing Competition, Demand

Shuang Shan Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China Ltd (COMAC) unveiled the prototype of C919, China’s first large passenger jet, at a hangar near Shanghai Pudong Airport on Monday. China’s first narrow-body, twin-engine passenger jet can carry up to 174 passengers,...

/ November 5, 2015

$38 Billion Boeing-China Deal Includes First Facility in China

Shuang Shan The sale of 300 Boeing Co. airplanes worth $38 billion to Chinese firms—the largest aerospace order ever from China—was announced last week during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Boeing in Seattle. The deal also includes a plan...

/ September 30, 2015
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Boeing Sells Jets to Private Chinese Airline in $6.1 Billion Deal

By Lauren Dodillet The Boeing Company signed a contract—announced Monday—to provide Chinese budget airline Ruili Airlines with 60 new 737 Max jets within the next 10 years, although the exact delivery schedule has not been released. The $6.1 billion contract was brokered...

/ May 22, 2015
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Air China Buys 60 Boeing 737s for $6 billion

By Lauren Dodillet  A Boeing Company press release announced today that Air China Ltd. ordered 60 Boeing 737 and 737 Max aircrafts. The purchase is valued at over $6 billion, but with large-order discounts, Bloomberg reports that Air China will...

/ December 22, 2014

China Inks Aviation, Auto Deals During Merkel Visit

By Andrew Gong China and Germany inked a series of trade and investment deals Monday during a meeting overseen by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. Merkel had come to China for three days with a large...

/ July 8, 2014