The check of theNext-Generation 737, one of three passenger airplanes introduced into theairline’s cargo fleet at the end of 2015, was conducted at Boeing Shanghai’sfacilities at Shanghai Pudong International Airport. A C-check is an extensivecheck of the airplane's systems and components that can require several days toperform.
“We are honored that Yangtze River Express chose Boeing Shanghai as apartner as the airline builds its passenger operations,” said Dermot Swan, CEOof Boeing Shanghai. “We are committed to providing high-quality fullmaintenance services to support Yangtze River Express as it develops itsbusiness.”
Yangtze River Express Airlines Co., Ltd. (Yangtze River Express AirlinesCo., Ltd.) is a cargo and passenger airline owned by the Hainan Airlines Group,a Shanghai-based operation. Established in 2003 as a cargo operator, theairline now operates an all-Boeing fleet of 25 airplanes, including three Next-Generation737s, three 747s and 19 737 Classics.
Boeing Shanghai is a joint venture between Boeing, Shanghai AirportAuthorities and China Eastern Airlines. Boeing Shanghai is a full service MaintenanceRepair and Overhaul facility and offers a broad range of services fromengineering, aircraft maintenance and modification to material management, andcomponent repair and overhaul. Boeing Shanghai supports customers operatingthroughout the world.