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China Express Air to buy 100 COMAC planes

Purchase of Chinese-made jets gives post-COVID-19 boost to manufacturer

China's home-grown C919 passenger jet is seen at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai, in May 2017: China Express and COMAC will work together on aircraft design, the airline says.   © Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) -- China Express Airlines said on Wednesday it had signed a strategic partnership agreement with the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) to buy a total of 100 ARJ21 and C919 passenger aircraft for delivery from 2020.

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