The Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) will delay the maiden flight of 150-seat trunk liner C919 to 2016, an industry insider, who asked not to be identified, confirmed to ATW. COMAC refused to comment on the issue. The the first Chinese-produced narrowbody aircraft was originally scheduled to operate its maiden flight in 2014,but first flight was pushed backto this year. “Now it has to be delayed to 2016 and we are not sure whether it will be delayed again to ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Printer-friendly" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.