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C919 aircraft maiden flight due by mid-2017

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CHINA’S NEW C919 twin-jet aircraft is due to enter commercial service in the 2nd half of 2017 with its maiden flight due by mid-2017. COMAC (the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China), the developer and airframe maker of the C919, China’s first domestically developed short-to-medium-range commercial twin-jet, has over 500 orders to date from 20 or more aircraft […]

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China-Europe rail freight service resumes

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THE CHINA-EUROPE land bridge shipping sea containers by rail from Wuhan to Poland via Xinjiang resumed operation last week (23 April) after a break of 18 months.  The plan is for the transcontinental containerised rail freight service to operate twice a month from now until June and then weekly thereafter.   The freight train takes […]

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