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The First Made-in-China Jetliner Arrives in Vietnam

The C919 jet of Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) landed in Vietnam on February 27, 2024, its second foreign destination after Singapore. Image via VNExpress.

China’s first domestically-made commercial airliner arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday, its second overseas stop after it made its public debut at the Singapore Air Show last weekend.

The plane’s manufacturer, COMAC, is eying Southeast Asia as a primary market for the narrow-body jet that will compete directly with the Airbus A320 and the Boeing 737.

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