Chinese startup Zhejiang Loong Airlines has launched passenger operations and placed an order for 11 Airbus A320ceos and nine A320neos, firming up a commitment announced in September at the Beijing Air Show. Hangzhou-based Zhejiang Loong Airlines, which was originally a cargo carrier, received its first leased Airbus A320 Dec. 16, followed by a second Dec. 22. “Today is a special day for Zhejiang Loong Airlines as we start passenger operations and order 20 Airbus A320 family ...

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