Joy Air Buys MA-60s

 - December 1, 2008, 7:00 AM

China’s Joy Air has ordered three Modern Ark 60 (MA-60) jets and is negotiating to buy 10 advanced MA-600s. Manufacturer Xi’an Aircraft International said the Civil Aviation Flight University of China has also ordered two MA-600s. Established in March this year, Joy Air is a joint venture of China Aviation Industry Corp. I and China Eastern Airlines. Li Fenghua, president of China Eastern, said the MA-60s would be delivered this month and the MA-600s beginning in 2010. He said Joy Air might buy as many as 50 MA jets