Airbus’ edge over Boeing in China under threat as Comac’s new C919 jet readies for take off

//Airbus’ edge over Boeing in China under threat as Comac’s new C919 jet readies for take off

Airbus’ edge over Boeing in China under threat as Comac’s new C919 jet readies for take off

Despite investing heavily in aircraft assembly facilities in China, Airbus may soon see its edge over rival Boeing eaten away as the state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac) is expected to enter the narrow-body plane market with its C919 jet next year.Both Airbus and Boeing assemble jets in China for the domestic market, savvy political moves to help them each carve out a portion of the nation’s vast and rapidly growing aviation market. But they will soon have to share the…

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