Air China orders six 777s

Air China confirmed on Thursday (January 7) that it has placed an order for six 777-300ERs with Boeing valued at around $2bn at current list prices.

Air China confirmed on Thursday (January 7) that it has placed an order for six 777-300ERs with Boeing valued at around $2bn at current list prices.

The latest aircraft order is part of the Chinese state-owned carrier's strategy to modernise its fleet and expand its international network.

It currently operates a fleet of 174 Boeing aircraft and the latest order takes Air China’s backlog with the Chicago-headquartered firm to 90 aircraft.

Ihssane Mounir, senior vice-president, Northeast Asia sales for Boeing's commercial aircraft division, said the order reflects the strength of the OEM’s decades-long relationship with Air China.

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