Boeing has confirmed an order from China Eastern Airlines for 50 Next-Generation 737-800s as stated in its public disclosure to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The order has been valued at $4.6 billion at current list prices. The Shanghai-based carrier will take delivery of the aircraft between 2017 and 2019. According to Boeing, the aircraft will be operated by China United Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of China Eastern Airlines, and other branches and subsidiaries of the carrier.

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