Domestic airplane makes its debut2015-11-03
The C919, China's first domestically developed large passenger aircraft, rolled off the final assembly line in Shanghai on Monday.
C919 gets ICBC's backing in marketing globally2015-11-03
ICBC Financial Leasing Co, China's biggest financial leasing company, is to start promoting sales of the domestically built C919 airliner-the narrow-body aircraft being produced by Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China Ltd.
Xi calls for careful preparation for C919 maiden flight2015-11-03
On the occasion of China unveiling its first domestically-produced large passenger aircraft C919 on Monday, President Xi Jinping extended his congratulations to all those involved and underscored safety as the aircraft enters the testing phase.
China's C919 to break Boeing, Airbus dominance2013-08-06
China's first domestically produced large passenger aircraft C919 is expected to have its engines installed and take to the skies by 2015, China News reported citing a senior engineer.
China-made air bus to have maiden flight in 20152013-08-07
The C919, the commercial jet designed by Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China based in Shanghai, will see its first flight in 2015 as Zhang Yanzhong, the chairman of the State Council's Advisory Committee on Large Airplane Projects has told the China News Service.
Major C919 part produced2014-05-16
The Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China on Thursday announced that the first major part of its C919 plane, the country's first homemade large passenger aircraft, has rolled off the production line.
Testing platform for China's 1st jumbo jet in operation2013-12-30
The first testing platform for China's first jumbo jet meant to compete against Airbus A320, Boeing 737 and Russian MS-21 started operating in Shanghai this morning, marking a milestone for China's aviation program.
China's jumbo jet ready for assembly in 20142014-01-02
The inauguration of the testing platform for the large passenger aircraft C919, announced by the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) on Dec. 30, represents the entry of the aircraft project into the system certification stage, paving the way for the assembly of the prototype aircraft in 2014.
C919 plane to roll off assembly lines this year2015-02-24
China's C919 large passenger aircraft will roll off assembly lines this year. With 168-seat and 156-seat layouts, the C919 will compete with Boeing and Airbus in the medium-range aircraft sector.