Boeing 787. Courtesy, Boeing The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has not yet cleared the Boeing 787 to fly in China because of safety concerns and delivery delays. Chinese carriers have ordered 41 787s, comprising 15 for Air China, 10 for China Southern Airlines, 10 for Hainan Airlines and six for Xiamen Airlines. Guangzhou-based China Southern Airlines is expected to become the first Chinese carrier to take delivery of the 787, which was originally scheduled to ...

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