Air China subsidiary Shandong Airlines has placed a firm order for 50 Boeing 737 aircraft, including 737NGs and 737 MAXs. According to the Jinan-based carrier, the aircraft are scheduled for delivery between 2016 and 2020. The carrier said in a statement that it would continue to implement its big triangle strategy, “Shandong-Xiamen-Chongqing,” which focuses on growth at its main Shandong base and increase capacities in Xiamen and Chongqing. It also plans to open international ...

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