China Southern buys more aircraft for Beijing

China Southern Airlines has placed an order for eight Boeing 777-300ERs and 30 737-800s to service Beijing’s new airport, which is scheduled to open in 2019. 

The purchases which are worth $5.7 billion at list prices (60% of that is more likely) are scheduled to be delivered between 2019 and 2020; five 777-300ERs and 12 737-800s will be delivered in 2019 and the rest will be delivered in 2020.