Xiamen Airlines is negotiating with Boeing to order 25 737-800s valued at $2.1 billion, with the aircraft to be delivered in the 2011-13 timeframe if a deal can be reached. "We will offer a favorable price to Xiamen Airlines, as its fleet is virtually all Boeing," Commercial Airplanes President Scott Carson noted during his recent trip to Xiamen. Currently the carrier operates 43 Boeing aircraft comprising four 737-300s, six 737-500s, 15 737-700s, nine 737-800s and nine 757-200s. One ...

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