China’s Xiamen orders 40 737s

written by australianaviation.com.au | August 7, 2012
Xiamen Airlines has agreed to purchase 40 Boeing 737-800s in a deal pending Chinese government approval. (Boeing)

China’s Xiamen Airlines has agreed to purchase 40 Boeing 737-800s as part of a major fleet expansion.

The deal, valued at US$3.5 billion at list prices, is pending Chinese government approval.

Xiamen, a subsidiary of China Southern Airlines, operates a fleet of six 757s and 77 737s. It plans to expand its fleet to 200 aircraft by 2020.

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