Air China

Air China Finalize Order for Six 777-300ERs

SEATTLE / Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Air China announced an order for six additional 777-300ER (Extended Range) jetliners. The order is valued at more than $2 billion at current list prices and bolsters Air China’s long-haul widebody fleet as it looks to expand its international network. China’s flag carrier continues to modernize its long-haul fleet to…

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Air China takes delivery of its 50th A330

China’s flag carrier Air China has taken delivery of its 50th A330 in Toulouse, France. The aircraft, an A330-300 is the first 242 tonnes maximum take-off-weight (MTOW) version to be operated by a Chinese airline. The increased MTOW allows airlines to operate longer range at improved operating costs. Displaying a special livery to celebrate the…

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Air China Celebrate Airline's First 747-8 Intercontinental

EVERETT, Wash /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Air China celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 747-8 Intercontinental. Air China is the first carrier in Asia to operate the passenger version of the new, fuel-efficient 747-8. The new airplane is the first of seven 747-8 Intercontinentals Air China has on order. “Air China has…

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Air China’s Commitment to Purchase 31 Boeing Jetliners

Courtesy Boeing SEATTLE, Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced yesterday that Air China has agreed to buy two Boeing 747-8 Intercontinentals, one 777-300ER (Extended Range) and 20 Next-Generation 737-800s. In addition, Air China Cargo, a subsidiary of Air China, has agreed to buy eight 777 Freighters. The airline plans to expand its capacity to meet growing demand…

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Boeing Delivers 'Smiling Faces' 777 to Air China

Courtesy Boeing EVERETT, Wash /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) Yesterday delivered a 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplane to Air China, the flag carrier of the People’s Republic of China. The airplane livery features a distinctive blended paint design of 40 smiling faces of Chinese people, to represent the critical role that the Chinese aviation industry has…

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Boeing, Air China Sign Agreement for 747-8 Intercontinentals

Courtesy Boeing Air China to become first Chinese customer for Boeing’s newest jumbo jet HONG KONG, /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Air China signed an agreement for the purchase of five 747-8 Intercontinental jetliners. Air China is the first Chinese carrier to contract the passenger version of the new, fuel-efficient 747-8.  The agreement requires…

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Boeing Delivers First 737-800 Boeing Sky Interior to China

Courtesy Boeing – First Chinese airline to fly with the new interior – Chinese passengers now able to enjoy improved travel experience on 737 SEATTLE /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Air China today celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first Next-Generation 737-800 with the innovative Boeing Sky Interior. With this new addition in its…

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Boeing, Air China Announce Order for Boeing 777s

Courtesy Boeing SEATTLE, /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Air China announced an order for four 777-300ERs (Extended Range), which have a total average list price value of $1.1 billion at current list prices. “This is a great day in the history of our long and enduring partnership with Air China,” said Marlin Dailey, vice…

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Boeing, Air China Finalize Order for 20 Next-Generation 737-800s

SEATTLE, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has finalized an order with Air China, the flag carrier of the People’s Republic of China, for 20 Next-Generation 737-800 jetliners. Air China operates international and domestic passenger and cargo services. The carrier will use the airplanes to expand its domestic routes. “Our long-standing and productive partnership with Air…

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