SHANGHAI, BEIJING—Comac is pressing ahead with a major revision of its ARJ21-700 regional jet, aiming at reducing weight and drag but not altering primary structure. The state company said it is in discussions with an internationally well-known freight carrier as it works on developing a cargo version of the ARJ21. In the meantime, the first unit of an executive transport version is in final assembly. A long-planned stretched variant will follow the update of the initial version, said ...

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