China Orders 300 Boeing Planes

Boeing and China Aviation Suppliers Holding have inked an agreement to order 300 Boeing single-aisle and twin-aisle airplanes. This deal is valued at more than US$37 billion. “China is a valued customer and key partner, and we are proud that Boeing airplanes will be a part of its fleet growth for years to come. Boeing and China have a strong history of working together based on great mutual respect, and these orders build on that foundation,” states Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Kevin McAllister. Boeing and China cooperate closely on the development of technologies to decrease the environmental impact caused by the aviation sector, and to support the safety, efficiency and capacity of China’s air transportation system.