Crew members wave Chinese flags out of a Comac C919 aircraft, China’s first domestically produced large passenger jet, after landing at Hongqiao International Airport  on December 9. Photo: AFP
Crew members wave Chinese flags out of a Comac C919 aircraft, China’s first domestically produced large passenger jet, after landing at Hongqiao International Airport on December 9. Photo: AFP
Chris Rowley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Chris Rowley

China’s first home-grown passenger plane C919 sets its economy on a new path

  • The C919 is a sign of China’s ongoing transformation into a high-value and innovation-led economy
  • It also highlights China’s growing global competitiveness in hi-tech development

Crew members wave Chinese flags out of a Comac C919 aircraft, China’s first domestically produced large passenger jet, after landing at Hongqiao International Airport  on December 9. Photo: AFP
Crew members wave Chinese flags out of a Comac C919 aircraft, China’s first domestically produced large passenger jet, after landing at Hongqiao International Airport on December 9. Photo: AFP
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