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Tickets available for C919's first commercial flight

By WANG YING | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2023-05-26 22:31

A C919 large passenger aircraft, China's first homegrown large jetliner, is pictured at Meilan International Airport in Haikou, South China's Hainan province, Jan 2, 2023. [Photo/Xinhua]

Passengers can book tickets beginning Friday night for a C919 commercial flight from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport to Chengdu Tianfu International Airport in Sichuan province on Monday (May 29), according to aviation data and solution service provider VariFlight.

Priced at 919 yuan ($130) for an economy class seat, the flight from Shanghai to Chengdu is the first commercial flight available for sale that will be flown by C919, China's first domestically developed narrow-body passenger jet.

The flight will be operated by C919's first global customer China Eastern Airlines.

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