Kunming-based Ruili Airlines has ordered six Boeing 787-9 aircraft, in a deal valued at $1.54 billion at list prices. The aircraft will be used for international expansion. A delivery schedule was not released. Launched in May 2014, Ruili operates a fleet of nine aircraft on 16 domestic routes with 46 daily departures. The carrier plans to expand its fleet to 11 aircraft by the end of this year and to 80 aircraft by the end of 2025. In 2015, Ruili committed to buy 30 Boeing 737 MAXs ...

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