Optimistic On Recovery, Taiwan’s China Airlines Buys 787-9s

China Airlines A330-300
China Airlines A330-300
Credit: Airbus / Master Films / Alexandre Doumenjou
Anticipating a “post-pandemic boom,” Taiwan’s China Airlines (CAL) has announced that it will acquire 16 Boeing 787-9s to be the mainstay of its medium-capacity widebody fleet as it phases out the Airbus A330s. The order will include options for eight more aircraft as well as the right to convert to...
Chen Chuanren

Chen Chuanren is the Southeast Asia and China Editor for the Aviation Week Network’s (AWN) Air Transport World (ATW) and the Asia-Pacific Defense Correspondent for AWN, joining the team in 2017.

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