November 13, 2013
Xiamen Airlines takes delivery of 100th airplane
Boeing and Xiamen Airlines celebrated the 100th airplane to join China’s only all-Boeing carrier. Formed in 1984 as China’s first joint venture between CAAC and a municipal government, Xiamen Airlines started services in 1985 with two Boeing 737-200s serving three cities. The carrier has grown into China’s sixth largest carrier serving 218 domestic routes and 26 international and regional routes. With today’s delivery of a Boeing 737-800, Xiamen Airlines’ fleet now consists of 100 airplanes – 17 737-700s, 77 737-800s and six 757-200s.