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Is China’s COMAC C919 better than B737max and A319neo ?

Is China’s COMAC C919 better than B737max and A319neo ?
Its been decades since Airbus and Boeing rules the sky, but ever since the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) presented the C919 in 2008. Comparisons poses future competition with Airbus’s A319neo and Boeing’s 737 MAX aircraft, families with narrow-body. The trio of aircraft competes for the same market, carrying between 160 & 200 passengers on short and medium-haul.

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Airbus manufacturing plant : Is China’s COMAC C919 better than B737max and A319neo ?

China’s Aviation Market is the world’s Largest aviation market. Both Airbus and Boeing sell heavily to the country and China doesn’t want to rely on western countries’ aircraft technology. The Aviation industry is worth globally around $700 Billion. In 2020 Airbus and Boeing shared a combined $150 Billion in revenue, so who doesn’t want a share?

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The aviation industry took a heavy hit in 2020, aircraft got grounded, flights got canceled, result, aircraft are sent to graveyards, with no hope to fly soon. An enormous amount of loss to the airline industry. but China is planning to sell its homemade aircraft to developing airlines and regions like Africa, where it can offer for much cheaper than Airbus and Boeing.

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Boeing 737 MAX, which was restricted to flying since 2019, and China was the first to ground. This was enough for China to wander into other options, hence China brought its own product. 737 MAX recently got FAA’s approval to fly again, many countries waved flags for 737 MAX except China. China has claimed it wants to conduct final testing of its own before re-certifying the MAX. The reason behind this might be safety or it could be to enforce its own homemade aircraft.

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Read more: 12 things to know about Airbus A320 family

With the recent agreement between Chinese aviation lessor China Aircraft Leasing Corporation (CALC) and Boeing on March 25th, CALC has slashed its orders for the Boeing 737 MAX by 26 planes. The initial order was for 50 planes, CALC increased it to 92, and now it’s been down to 66 planes.

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Is China's COMAC C919 better than B737max and A319neo ?

Is China’s COMAC C919 better than B737max and A319neo ?

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China is producing more different aircraft models to compete with Airbus and Boeing, looking at the statistic, Boeing has the upper hand because the high-technology innovation in Boeing is always mesmerizing and it kept away from competitors.

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In Average, the current price of the Boeing 737 max 7 is around $77. 9 million and Airbus A319 is $90.7 million and COMAC is half of the price of A319neo means around 50 million in US dollars.

It is predicted that in China, over the next ten years deliveries of C919 is 500, which are all customers of China. During that same period, Airbus and Boeing’s number of deliveries are 1300 and 1200 respectively.

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