Three Chinese airlines have signed contracts worth around $3.2 billion for the purchase of 30 Airbus aircraft.
China Southern Airlines has signed with Airbus for five A380s; whilst China Eastern Airlines has signed with Airbus for five A319s, 11 A321s and four A320s. Shenzhen Airlines has signed with China Aviation Supplies Import & Export Group Corporation (CASGC) and Airbus for three A320s and two A319s.
“This year is the twentieth anniversary of Airbus’ entry into the Chinese market,” said Philippe Delmas, Airbus Executive Vice President Government Relations, Communications and External Affairs.
“Over the past two decades, Airbus has maintained excellent co-operation with Chinese airlines and government departments, and devoted all efforts to carrying out industrial co-operation with our partners and providing first-class customer services,” added Delmas.
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