Air China signs purchase agreement for 20 A350-900s

    Air China, AIE and Airbus entered (11-Jul-2019) a purchase agreement for 20 A350-900 aircraft, with an option to change the final five A350-900s to A350-1000s, for USD6.5 billion. The aircraft are scheduled for delivery from 2020 to 2022. The carrier expects the new aircraft to increase its capacity by 9.7% compared to 31-Dec-2018. The purchase is subject to approval by relevant government authorities.