Single-aisle C919, manufactured by the state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac), is expected to compete with Boeing’s 737 and Airbus’ A320. Photo: Xinhua
Single-aisle C919, manufactured by the state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac), is expected to compete with Boeing’s 737 and Airbus’ A320. Photo: Xinhua
Aviation

China’s C919 passenger jet to start commercial operation ‘as soon as possible’ in first half of 2023

  • China’s first home-grown passenger jet is expected to be delivered to China Eastern Airlines by the end this year after receiving a ‘type certificate’ in September
  • The narrow-body C919 single-aisle passenger jet is then expected to be put into commercial operation in the first half of 2023

Single-aisle C919, manufactured by the state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac), is expected to compete with Boeing’s 737 and Airbus’ A320. Photo: Xinhua
Single-aisle C919, manufactured by the state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac), is expected to compete with Boeing’s 737 and Airbus’ A320. Photo: Xinhua
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