Xiamen, Boeing celebrate airline’s 100th aircraft

Xiamen Airlines and Boeing recently celebrated the 100th airplane to join China’s only all-Boeing carrier.


Boeing celebrate airline’s 100th aircraft Xiamen


Xiamen Airlines and Boeing recently celebrated the 100th airplane to join China’s only all-Boeing carrier. As part of Xiamen Airlines’ 12th five-year plan ending 2015, the carrier plans to grow its operational fleet to 136 airplanes, including six B787s. Formed in 1984 as China’s first joint venture between CAAC and a municipal government, Xiamen Airlines started services in 1985 and has grown into China’s sixth largest carrier serving 218 domestic routes and 26 international and regional routes.

With today’s delivery of a B737-800, Xiamen Airlines’ fleet now consists of 100 aircraft – 17 B737-700s, 77 B737- 800s and six B757-200s.