On April 6, Airbus, a European aircraft manufacturer, announced that it had signed an agreement with a Chinese partner to purchase 160 commercial aircraft. As part of the expansion into the country, Airbus will also be opening a second assembly line in Tianjin.
As the 2023 Spring Festival wound down, China's first domestically-made large jetliner C919 took its first flight on January 28 from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport to Nanchang Changbei International Airport in Jiangxi Province.
The C919's commencement of passenger flights this spring may represent a first step in becoming the world's third powerhouse aircraft model.
This Tuesday(March 26), China Aviation Supplies Holding Company announced its 35 billion-dollar deal with Airbus. Signed during President Xi Jinping's visit to France, the order covers 290 planes from the A320 family and 10 from the A350 line.