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Public leasing companies order hundreds of C919 aircraft

State-owned aircraft manufacturer Comac has reported sales success for its C919 medium-haul jet. At the Airshow China, 300 new orders for the passenger aircraft were received, state news agency Xinhua reported Wednesday. A closer look at the buyers, however, reveals that they are state-owned players: Seven Chinese leasing companies, including China Development Bank Leasing, ICBC Leasing and CCB Financial Leasing have ordered machines, Comac reportedly said.

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