Xiamen Airlines, which is in the midst of a rapid fleet expansion, introduced its 100th aircraft last weekend—a Boeing 737-800. The Xiamen-based carrier operates a fleet of 100 aircraft, comprising 17 737-700s, 77 -800s and six 757-200s with an average aircraft age of 5.08 years. It is expected to take delivery of 30 737-800s and six 787s over the next two years. In August 2012, Xiamen committed to buy 40 737-800 NGs and signed a letter of intent with Boeing for 30 737 MAX ...

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