ICBC Leasing orders 45 COMAC C919s

ICBC Leasing has ordered 45 Comac C919 jetliners.

The COMAC C919 is a new family of 168-190 seat narrow-body airliners to be built by the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC).

It will be the largest commercial airliner designed and built in China since the defunct Shanghai Y-10. Its first flight is expected to take place in 2014, with deliveries scheduled for 2016.The C919 will compete against the Airbus A320neo and the Boeing 737 MAX family of jetliners.

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