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China Aviation Industry Newsletter 10 December

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 10 December

Boeing Delivers 2,000th Airplane to a Chinese Airline

Boeing delivered its 2,000th airplane to a Chinese operator, a 737 MAX for Xiamen Airlines.  Boeing delivered its first 1,000 airplanes to Chinese airlines over four decades. The next 1,000 Boeing jets have now been delivered in just over the past five years. The rapid pace continues as one in four Boeing-made commercial jet goes to a Chinese operator, either through direct purchase or lease

BOC Aviation deliverers one Airbus A320NEO aircraft to SalamAir

BOC Aviation deliverers one Airbus A320NEO aircraft to SalamAir. The aircraft was acquired under a purchase and leaseback agreement with the airline.

BOC Aviation Delivers Boeing 787-9 Aircraft To Norwegian Air Shuttle

BOC Aviation announced 28 November the delivery of one new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft to Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA. The aircraft will be powered by Roll Royce Trent 1000 TEN engines. “We are delighted to welcome Norwegian as a new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner customer of BOC Aviation and to support its aims of broadening its long-haul, low cost footprint to new markets,” said Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. “We are equally excited that Norwegian has chosen the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to achieve its goals. This new-technology aircraft delivers excellent mission capabilities and operational efficiency. BOC Aviation currently has 14 of these aircraft in its owned or committed fleet.

China Duty Free Group launches new store at Shanghai Hongqiao

China Duty Free Group (CDFG) has opened its new 546sqm store at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport as it launches a new seven-year deal.

FL Technics Opens New Warehouse in Asia

FL Technics has announced further expansion to Asia region by opening a new warehouse in Singapore. The operations started at the beginning of November 2018. “The decision to add a warehouse location in Asia enables the company to scale up with customers who are facing increasing time pressure for parts and material delivery fueled by the booming aviation industry and fierce competition in the region,” said Zilvinas Lapinskas, CEO FL Technics.

Longhao receives Boeing 737-400F from Vallair

Aircraft trading, leasing and specialist MRO organisation, Vallair, has successfully delivered their first Boeing 737-400F to the Guangdong Longhao Aviation Group of China. Previously operated by the Japan Transocean Airlines, the aircraft was converted at Gameco in Guangzhou under a Pemco STC. The aircraft is Guangdong Longhao Aviation Group’s addition in its fleet of five 737-300F aircraft, which are primarily deployed for air cargo operations.

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