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Boeing, China Aviation Supplies to jointly provide support to Chinese airlines

Visitors look at models of Boeing aircrafts at the Aviation Expo China, in Beijing, China

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Boeing <BA.N> and China Aviation Supplies Co (CASC) said on Thursday that they will tie up to provide enhanced operational support to Chinese airlines, which could involve cooperation in areas such as parts delivery or aircraft dismantling.

The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding on the sidelines of the China International Import Expo in Shanghai on Thursday, according to an e-mailed statement.


(Reporting by Stella Qiu and Brenda Goh in Shanghai; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)