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Oct 01, 2022 05:42 PM
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China’s Rival Aircraft to Boeing, Airbus Jets Wins Certification

A Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China Ltd. (Comac) C919 aircraft taxis after landing at the Pudong International Airport in Shanghai in 2017. Photo: Bloomberg
A Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China Ltd. (Comac) C919 aircraft taxis after landing at the Pudong International Airport in Shanghai in 2017. Photo: Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) — China formally certified its homegrown aircraft to take on Boeing Co. and Airbus SE in the highly lucrative market for narrowbody jets, according to the official Xinhua News Agency.

The announcement of the certification of Commercial Aircraft Corp of China Ltd.’s C919 was made in Beijing Friday, with President Xi Jinping and other high ranking Chinese government officials attending the event, Xinhua said.

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