Air China, China Eastern, Shanghai Airlines and Xiamen Airlines yesterday finalized commitments for 42 787s, China's Xinhua News Agency reported. Orders originally were announced in January for 60 787s from six Chinese carriers (ATWOnline, Jan. 31), but China Southern and Hainan Airlines reportedly have not finalized their orders. Air China and China Eastern each will take 15 787s, Shanghai will buy nine and Xiamen is taking three, the Associated Press reported citing Xinhua.

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