Chinese Sstart-Up Eeyes Up Big 737MAX Commitment

Chinese low-cost carrier (LCC) Ruili Airlines is reportedly looking to add 60 737MAX aircraft to its fleet, worth 38bn yuan ($6.1bn) at current list prices.

Chinese low-cost carrier (LCC) Ruili Airlines is reportedly looking to add 60 737MAX aircraft to its fleet, worth 38bn yuan ($6.1bn) at current list prices.

Local media reports state that the airline has made a commitment for the new narrowbodies with lessors AVIC Minsheng Financial Leasing and AVIC Leasing.

The airline, which is owned by the Yunnan Jingcheng Group and secured its operating license in February 2014, currently operates a fleet of five 737NG aircraft and has a further 13 on order with Boeing.

The LCC’s development plan states that it aims to increase its fleet to 30 Boeing aircraft by 2020.

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