Tianjin-based Okay Airways became the first Chinese carrier to operate the domestically produced MA60 as the company completed a successful inaugural flight on Oct. 19. The 50/60-seat turboprop's other customers are from Latin America, Africa and elsewhere in Asia. The aircraft has received 136 orders so far. China's first LCC, Okay has increased its focus on the regional market in recent years (ATWOnline, March 17). Last year it signed a lease deal with China Aviation Industrial Leasing Co. ...

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