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News from COMAC (ARJ21 and C919)

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Chengdu Airlines took delivery of its 5th ARJ21 on April 29.

The aircraft, registered B-3388 and delivered in a 90-seat all-economy configuration, is the latest addition to the ARJ21 passenger fleet, which has so far transported over 65,000 passengers over 2600+ flight hours!

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HNA Group (China) and COMAC (China) signed a LOI to purchase 20 ARJ21s, the first tangible result between the two sides after signing a strategic cooperation framework agreement in early June 2018. After delivery, the 20 jets will be operated by Urumqi Air, an HNA Group subsidiary.
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COMAC says the third prototype C919 completed its first test flight, and that all six will be scheduled to conduct flight tests in 2019.
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COMAC announced deals to sell 35 ARJ21-700s to each Air China, China Southern, and China Eastern. The order is worth US$1.3 billion each, with deliveries scheduled from 2020 through 2024.
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COMAC (China) says production capacity of the ARJ21s has reached 30 per year and can be increased to 50–60 aircraft per year, pending demand.
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02 Sep 2019, 16:24
COMAC announced deals to sell 35 ARJ21-700s to each Air China, China Southern, and China Eastern. The order is worth US$1.3 billion each, with deliveries scheduled from 2020 through 2024.
China Eastern will start a subsidiary named Air 123 to operate Chinese aircraft exclusively.

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On 27/12/2019, C919 AC106 successfully completed its first test flight mission with 30 test points over a 2 hr 5 min flight with a smooth departure/landing from Pudong Airport. As of today, all C919 test flight aircraft are active in the test flight process! Flying strong into 2020!
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COMAC delivers 22nd ARJ21, registration B-604D. The aircraft was purchased by SPDB Financial Leasing Co (China) and leased to Chengdu Airlines (China).
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COMAC C919 development is going slower than expected, as the company struggles with a range of technical issues that have severely restricted test flights.
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China Eastern launched a new subsidiary – OTT Airlines – to push C919 and ARJ21 aircraft to wider markets. The carrier, which already obtained its AOC, will be based out of Shanghai Hongqiao airport.
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China Express Airlines signs a strategic partnership agreement with the COMAC to buy a total of 100 ARJ21 and C919 aircraft for delivery from 2020.
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