COMAC Signs Deal With ICBC For 20 Aircraft

State-owned OEM Commercial Aircraft Corp of China (COMAC) has signed a deal with lessor ICBC Financial Leasing to lease 10 ARJ21 regional jets and 10 C919 narrowbodies to Thai carrier City Airways.

State-owned OEM Commercial Aircraft Corp of China (COMAC) has signed a deal with lessor ICBC Financial Leasing to lease 10 ARJ21 regional jets and 10 C919 narrowbodies to Thai carrier City Airways.

Terms of the order, signed at the Beijing Airshow on Wednesday (September 16), have yet to be disclosed but it now takes bookings for the C919 to 514 and 295 for the ARJ21.

The ARJ21 is scheduled to enter into service in Q1 2016 with its first delivery to launch customer Chengdu Airlines, while the C919 is expected to follow in 2018.

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