A model of the proposed passenger jet. Photo: AFP
A model of the proposed passenger jet. Photo: AFP
Aviation

US$50 billion Russian-Chinese joint venture to build passenger jet at risk as cracks appear in partnership

  • The future of the CR-929 project appears increasingly uncertain as China looks to freeze Russia out of a share of the profits from its domestic market
  • The Chinese side is also considering bringing in Western aviation companies as it looks to improve relations amid the ongoing war in Ukraine

A model of the proposed passenger jet. Photo: AFP
A model of the proposed passenger jet. Photo: AFP
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