China is hoping to begin deliveries of its first mainline airliner soon. Here’s how the jet compares to its Boeing and Airbus competition.

China is hoping to begin deliveries of its first mainline airliner soon. Here’s how the jet compares to its Boeing and Airbus competition.

  • China hopes to begin delivery of its first-ever home-built mainline airliner, the Comac C919, this year.
  • The planemaker’s jet does not stack up to Boeing and Airbus’ competing narrowbodies, analysts say.
  • The C919 falls short of the Boeing 737 MAX and Airbus A320neo in terms of range, capacity, and technology.

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