AVIC International has signed an agreement with COMAC to purchase 100 ARJ21s at the Zhuhai Air Show. Both companies said they will work together to market to international customers. So far, there have been 340 ARJ21 orders, mainly from domestic carriers, but Lao Airlines, which ordered two aircraft in January 2010, will likely be the ARJ21’s first foreign operator.  COMAC ARJ21 Chief Designer Chen Yong noted that the regional jet is in the phase of making test flights and ...

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