The AVIC XAC Commercial Aircraft Co Ltd has delivered its first MA600F cargo aircraft to a customer in Guangdong Province, bringing a new member to the Modern Ark (MA) regional airplane family.
AVIC XAC Commercial Aircraft Co., Ltd. (AVIC XCAC), a subsidiary of AVIC Aircraft and a member of AVIC, is a commercial aircraft manufacturer focusing on civil airplane R&D, integration & final assembly, marketing & sales and customer support.
Being an active player of Chinese civil aviation, XCAC actively builds and improves its complete commercial aircraft design and development capability along with its well-established international supply chain network.
According to the Aviation Industry Corporation of China, the first customer of the MA600F is China Air Cargo Co Ltd, headquartered in Guangzhou. Based in Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, the company provides domestic and international air cargo and postal services as well as charter flights.
The main aircraft from the MA series now include a turboprop feeder aircraft, civil cargo aircraft and multi-purpose aircraft for artificial rain-making, remote sensing and emergency medical service.
More than 100 planes from the MA series have been delivered so far with customers from 18 countries in four continents. The aircraft is currently operating on almost 300 routes, transporting more than 12 million passengers.
As of last November, the MA700 turboprop regional aircraft, an upgraded version with high speed and adaptability, has received 285 intended orders from 11 customers at home and abroad.