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China's first narrow body aircraft to make debut in Singapore

By WANG YING in Shanghai | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2024-02-17 12:52

China's first self-developed narrow-body aircraft C919 arrives at Singapore's Changi Airport on Feb 17, 2024, ready to debut in the Singapore Airshow that runs through February 20 until February 25. [Photo provided to China Daily]

China's first self-developed narrow-body aircraft C919 arrived at Singapore's Changi Airport on Saturday, ready to make its debut in an international air show, according to the jet's first global customer China Eastern Airlines. 

The first C919 took off at the Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport at 8:04 pm on Friday, successfully conducting a direct flight of around 4,200 kilometers, arriving at Singapore at 01:49 am on Saturday. 

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