Chinese airlines introduced 171 new aircraft in the first six months of 2016, including the first Boeing 787 deliveries to Air China and Hainan Airlines. China’s airlines operated a total fleet of 2,795 aircraft as of June 30, 2016. The 171 new additions to the fleet in the first half of the year were led by 72 AirbusA320 family aircraft and 64 737-800s. Tibet Airlines introduced its first widebody aircraft during the year’s first half, an A330-200 with a 242 tonne ...

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