, January 28th (Chinanews Finance and Economics Ge Cheng) Chinanews Finance and Economics learned from China Eastern Airlines that on January 28th, on the seventh day of the Lunar New Year, China Eastern Airlines' world's first domestically produced C919 passenger plane will execute the MU7817 Hongqiao-Nanchang flight, "check in" 100 This is the first time a domestic large aircraft has appeared at Nanchang Changbei International Airport, and it is also the first flight of the C919 in the Year of the Rabbit.

  According to reports, the Nanchang verification flight on January 28 was the first flight of the C919 in the Year of the Rabbit, and two Hongqiao Nanchang round-trip flights, MU7817/8 and MU7819/20, were carried out on the same day.

  The 100-hour verification flight of the C919 aircraft involved many airports in Beijing Capital, Beijing Daxing, Chengdu Tianfu, Xi'an, Haikou, Qingdao, Wuhan, and Nanchang.

The verification flight needs to simulate the entire flight operation process, including the entire process of dispatch and release, passenger boarding, pilot operation, and maintenance.

The domestic large aircraft made its debut at Nanchang Changbei International Airport.

Photo courtesy of China Eastern Airlines

  According to China Eastern Airlines, at present, China Eastern Airlines has completed the training of the first batch of 9 pilots, 24 flight attendants, and 13 maintenance personnel on the C919 aircraft. In addition to the second batch of personnel in key positions being trained, the number of support personnel for the C919 aircraft is sufficient to meet Initial verification flight requirements.

  After the C919 completes the route verification flight, the Civil Aviation Administration of China will verify and inspect the verification results, confirm that China Eastern Airlines has the ability to safely operate the C919 aircraft, and issue corresponding operating permits.

China Eastern Airlines strives to officially start C919 commercial passenger operation in the spring of 2023.

At that time, C919 will appear on boutique routes in Shanghai, Beijing, Xi'an, Kunming, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Shenzhen and other places.

(China New Finance and Economics)