Air China already owns 10 A350-900 (with option to remodel five of them into A350-1000) and, on July 11th, ordered 20 more from Airbus. This operation should cost more than $6.5B to Air China and the aircraft should be delivered by 2022. With these 20 new planes, Air China’s transportation capacities will be increased by 9,7%.

 The current 10 aircrafts are set up as followed: 32 Business seats, 24 Premium seats and 256 Economic seats for a total of 312 seats. The routes are mainly interior flights and Singapour bound or to European airports such as London, Frankfurt, Milan, Munich.

 The Chinese market for Airbus’ products is still flourishing as numerous airlines have ordered planes of the A350 family and are already operating several of them.

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