Air China to buy 747-8s

written by australianaviation.com.au | March 8, 2011
Air China is to buy five 747-8Is

Air China has become the third airline customer for the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental, committing to buy five in a deal announced at Asian Aerospace in Hong Kong on March 8.

“Air China has been operating 747s since the 1980s,” said He Li, vice president of Air China. “The new, high capacity Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental will deliver exceptional economics and a great flying experience to our customers.”

The deal needs Chinese government approval before being finalised.

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