China has certified a new passenger aircraft COMAC C919

China has certified a new passenger aircraft COMAC C919

News agencies report that the customer is launching a new passenger aircraft C919 is an airline of China Eastern Airlines. The carrier intends to receive one aircraft in 2022 and four more — in 2023.

The C919 has a range of 4,000 to 5,300 km and can carry up to 168 passengers. According to COMAC, 815 C919s have already been pre-ordered by 28 customers to date.

After two C919s flew to Beijing on September 13, the official certification ceremony was expected just in time for the end of September.

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The C919 was originally expected to enter commercial service in 2016, but certification has been delayed several times due to technical and supply issues.

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