Shanghai Airlines became an Airbus customer for the first time with an order for five A321s. The aircraft are part of China Aviation Supplies Import and Export Group's order for 150 A320 family aircraft placed last year. Although the airline operates a nearly all-Boeing fleet (it said it flies 13 757-200s, six 767-300s, six 737-700s and 16 737-800s), President Zhou Chi said the A321 "meet[s] our strategic development plan," which includes "entering into the new phase of expanding ...

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