Air China will receive its first Airbus A350-900 from early August, following final approvals from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) this week for A350 certification. The issue was reportedly one of the reasons for A350 delivery delays to Chinese carriers. Air China signed for 10 A350-900s in November 2010, with the first aircraft initially scheduled for delivery in December 2017/January 2018, but was later rescheduled to mid-2018. Air China’s first A350 ...

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