Jiangxi Air has become the latest operator of Comac’s regional jet, the ARJ21.
The carrier — a Xiamen Airlines joint venture — took delivery of the first aircraft, registered B-605V, on 19 January.
It was delivered at Nanchang on the sidelines of the Nanchang Flight Conference.
It is the first of an initial batch of five ARJ21s that Jiangxi Air will be taking, says the Chinese airframer. The carrier intends to operate the regional jets out of its base of Nanchang, as well as other points such as Ganzhou and Jinggangshan, both of which are also in Jiangxi province.
Cirium fleets data shows the carrier has nine Boeing 737-800s in operation. Jiangxi Air is 60% owned by Xiamen Airlines.