China Southern subsidiary Xiamen Airlines has ordered six Boeing 787-9s, in a deal worth $1.4 billion at list prices. The aircraft, which are scheduled for delivery from 2016 to 2018, will be used to speed up the carrier’s international expansion pace. Xiamen Airlines flies an all-Boeing fleet of 149 aircraft, including six 787-8s, to more than 50 cities across China and over 20 international destinations in Asia, Europe and North America. In July 2015, the airline opened its first ...

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