ICBC leasing has placed an order for another 55 C919s on the 5th of December, and becomes the largest customer of Comac with 100 orders. It had ordered 45 of the in-development narrow-bodies in 2011.
With this 55 orders the total orders for C 919 totals to 785. The aircraft took its first flight on 5th May and is targeting certification around 2020-202. ICBC Leasing is the first in China to have initiated a private leasing service, with business aviation financing as its essential part.