This morning, the world’s first C919 was officially delivered to China Eastern Airlines.
COMAC delivered the “C919 World’s First Commemorative Key” to China Eastern Airlines and issued a sales certificate for the aircraft.
The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) issued the Certificate of Nationality Registration, Airworthiness Certificate (AC) and Radio License to China Eastern.
The aircraft registration number was chosen as B-919A, B stands for Chinese civil aviation aircraft, 919 fits with the model name, and A means the first aircraft.
The aircraft is a 164-seat two-class layout, with 8 seats in business class and 156 seats in economy class.
C919 large passenger aircraft is the first truly civil aircraft in China after the Yun-10.
After several generations of efforts, China’s civil aviation transportation market will have China’s first self-developed jet mainline aircraft. (CCTV News)