China's C919 aircraft completes inaugural commercial flight
Updated 14:51, 28-May-2023

China's first domestically made large passenger jet, the C919, arrived at Beijing Capital International Airport following its inaugural commercial flight on Sunday.

Flight MU9191, operated by China Eastern Airlines, took off from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport at 10:32 a.m. with over 130 passengers on board and landed in Beijing at 12:31 p.m.

The plane, registration number B-919A, is the first C919 jetliner delivered worldwide.

The C919 is China's first self-developed trunk jetliner in accordance with international airworthiness standards, and China owns its independent intellectual property prights.

(Cover: China's C919 aircraft lands at Beijing Capital International 6Airport after its first commercial flight, China, May 28, 2023. /CMG)

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