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China Eastern to Buy 20 Airbus A350 Jets, 15 Boeing 787s

  • Asian carrier orders 20 A350s, 15 787s for delivery from 2018
  • Purchase will help Shanghai company swell long-haul network

Airbus Group SE and Boeing Co. split a $10 billion order for 35 wide-body jetliners from China Eastern Airlines Corp. as the Asian company retires older aircraft and adds new long-haul routes.

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