PICTURES: Comac C919 to launch with six customers #zhuhai10

Commercial Aircraft Corp of China (COMAC) is launching its C919 narrowbody with six customers. They are Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan Airlines, Chinese leesor CDB Leasing Company (CLC) and GE’s leasing arm General Electric Capital Aviation Services (GECAS).

The aircraft, which is due to enter into service in 2016, will be powered by GE’s LEAP-X enginne. It is being positioned as competitor to the Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 family of aircraft, although it is likely to be operated by Chinese operators only initially.

One Response to PICTURES: Comac C919 to launch with six customers #zhuhai10

  1. Steven barr 9 April, 2011 at 5:39 am #

    Seems strange the only orders are from airlines from the far east. The Chinese government are obviously pushing orders onto these airlines .

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