Shenzhen Airlines subsidiary Kunpeng Airlines is expected to replace Shandong Airlines as the operator of the first ARJ21-700, which is scheduled to obtain its domestic airworthiness certificate next year. A Shenzhen spokesperson told ATWOnline that the first -700 will be delivered to Kunpeng in the second half of 2010. It ordered 100 ARJ21s at the end of 2007. In an effort to boost ARJ21 sales, Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China Vice MD and the chief designer of China's large commercial ...

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