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Chinese Airline Orders 50 Planes From Boeing


NPR's business news begins with more American planes.

Boeing has won an order to sound 50 of its 737 passenger jets to China Juneyao's Airlines, which is a $5 billion price tag. The order comes as the Chinese government loosens control over low-cost travel in order to meet demand from its growing middle class.

Boeing will sell about 140 passenger jets to China this year. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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