Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines has ordered 20 Airbus A350-900s and 15 Boeing 787-9s to further strengthen its expanding long-haul fleet. According to the carrier, the A350 order is valued at $5.96 billion and the 787-9 deal is worth $3.9 billion at list prices. China Eastern plans to operate the new 787-9s on routes between China, North America and Europe, bolstering its competitiveness in the international long-haul market.  China Eastern chairman Liu Shaoyong said, ...

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