BEIJING—Boeing’s decision to set up a Chinese completion center for 737s is likely to be rewarded with orders from an airline based in the same province. The airline, Loong Air, is close to ordering 737 MAX aircraft, three sources said. One said the number will be at least 30; another says it will be no fewer than 35. Boeing is also offering the 787-9 in competition with the Airbus A330-900 for Loong’s widebody aircraft requirement, said one of those sources and two ...

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