SHANGHAI, June 13 Commercial Aircraft Corp of
China Ltd (COMAC) has signed a framework agreement to
sell 30 of its C919 passenger jets to Everbright Financial
Leasing, the state-owned plane maker said on Tuesday.
COMAC said in a statement that its signed the deal with the
leasing arm of China Everbright Bank at a ceremony
in Beijing, without disclosing financial terms.
The agreement means the C919 jet now has 24 customers and
600 orders, COMAC said. The home-grown C919 plane, which
represents China's attempt to break the Boeing and Airbus
duopoly in the lucrative narrow-body market, took its
long-delayed maiden flight last month.
(Reporting by Brenda Goh; Editing by Joseph Radford)