Chengdu Airlines (EU, Chengdu) took delivery of its maiden ARJ21-700 - B-3321 (cn 106) - on Sunday, November 29.

As the ARJ21-700's launch operator, the Sichuan Airlines (3U, Chengdu) subsidiary has thirty of the type on order from COMAC with plans to deploy it into commercial service from Chengdu to Beijing Capital, Shanghai Pudong, and Guangzhou during the first quarter of next year.

China's first homegrown commercial aircraft, the ARJ21 has so far garnered orders for three hundred airframes, primarily from Chinese lessors and operators.