[THIS VERSION INCLUDES A CORRECTION OF THE C929 range] China Eastern Airlines, which is the launch customer for the Chinese-produced 150-seat C919, will operate the aircraft on its Shanghai-Beijing route, according to China’s state news agency Xinhua. The C919, produced by China’s Commercial Aircraft Corp. (COMAC) launched its inaugural flight May 5. China Eastern chairman Liu Shaoyong said the carrier has maintained close contact and cooperation with COMAC on C919 research ...

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