Hong Kong-based regional carrier CR Airways has inked a memorandum of understanding with Boeing for the purchase of 10 787 widebodies and 30 737-800 narrowbodies.
Boeing confirms in a brief statement that a preliminary agreement has been signed with the carrier, which currently only has three Bombardier regional jets, mainly serving secondary destinations in
A signing ceremony was held in
Industry sources have said that
Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region of China but it negotiates its own air services accords with other countries and these generally specify that its airlines must be effectively owned and controlled by
CR Airways is wholly owned by
Source: Flight International