Wed, 27 April 2016

Xiamen Airlines Orders Ten Boeing 737-800s

Xiamen Airlines has finalized an order with Boeing for ten 737-800s. The order is valued at US$960 million at list prices.

Formed in 1984 as China's first joint venture between the Civil Aviation Administration of China and a municipal government, Xiamen Airlines began flying passengers in 1985 with two 737-200s serving three cities. Today, Xiamen Airlines is China's only all-Boeing carrier

"The 737-800 is the best-selling version of the highly successful Next-Generation 737 family," said Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president, Northeast Asia Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "We are pleased to see the 737-800 continues to play an important role in Xiamen Airlines' fleet expansion." 

Mirroring the rapid growth of China's air travel industry, Xiamen Airlines now has expanded its fleet in service to 135 airplanes 17 737- 700s, 108 737-800s, 4 757-200s and 6 787-8 Dreamliners.

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