A Chinese Boeing 737 completion center built by the US manufacturer and the Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) handed over its first aircraft Dec. 15, less than two years after construction began at the site. The plant’s staff spent about five weeks working on the aircraft, a 737-8 MAX for Air China, which had flown there from Seattle on Nov. 6. The plant at Zhoushan in Zhejiang, eastern China, will receive flyable but incomplete aircraft and install interiors. But the first ...

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