China Eastern Airlines News

British Airways inks deal with China Eastern

British Airways inks deal with China Eastern

British Airways is set to gain access to the domestic Chinese market as it launches a new partnership with Shanghai-based carrier, China Eastern Airlines. With its gleaming skyscrapers and ancient temples China is more accessible than ever before as the British carrier will start selling flights to Kunming, Xi’an, Nanjing, Hangzhou and Chongqing on a BA flight code, while the Chinese carrier will sell British Airways flights to Aberdeen, Belfast City, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford, Manchester and Newcastle on their MU flight code.

China Eastern Airlines places latest Airbus A350 order

China Eastern Airlines places latest Airbus A350 order

5th May 2016 Airline News

China Eastern Airlines has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus for 20 A350-900 aircraft, making the airline the latest customer for the aircraft. China Eastern Airlines operates one of the largest Airbus fleet in the world with nearly 300 Airbus aircraft in service, comprising A320 Family and A330 Family.

Qantas smarts after Hong Kong rejects Jetstar application

Qantas smarts after Hong Kong rejects Jetstar application

26th Jun 2015 Airline News

Qantas Group has said it will work with its fellow shareholders in Jetstar Hong Kong to review the enterprise, following the Air Transport Licensing Authority’s decision to reject the local carrier’s application to establish an operation in Hong Kong. Jetstar Hong Kong – a joint venture between Shun Tak Holdings, China Eastern Airlines and the Qantas Group – was announced in March 2012.

China Eastern Airlines takes delivery of first Boeing 777-300ER

China Eastern Airlines takes delivery of first Boeing 777-300ER

25th Sep 2014 Airline News

Boeing and China Eastern Airlines has celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 777-300ER. The new airplane is the first of 20 777-300ERs China Eastern has on order. “We are delighted to introduce our first 777-300ER in China Eastern’s new look in celebration of the tenth anniversary of the 777-300ER program,” said Liu Shaoyong, chairman of China Eastern Airlines.

China Eastern Airlines places record Boeing order

China Eastern Airlines places record Boeing order

16th Jun 2014 Airline News

China Eastern Airlines has placed an order for 80 new Boeing 737 aircraft.The Shanghai-based carrier, which earlier this year agreed to buy 70 new single-aisle aircraft from Airbus, has now sought to balance out its acquisition strategy by placing an order for 80 B737s. The Boeing deal comprises both the standard model and the new fuel-efficient B737 MAX.

China Eastern Airlines selects NCR technology

China Eastern Airlines selects NCR technology

28th Aug 2013 Press Release Airline News Travel Technology News

China Eastern Airlines (“China Eastern”) has selected NCR Corporation, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, to provide 40 additional self-service check-in kiosks, as well as multi-vendor, on-site support services for its entire fleet of 130 airline check-in kiosks.

Boeing delivers 1,000th airplane to China

Boeing delivers 1,000th airplane to China

29th Mar 2013 Airline News

Boeing and China Eastern Airlines have celebrated the delivery of the 1,000th Boeing airplane for China, one of the world’s most dynamic markets for commercial airplanes. Boeing forecasts that China will need 5,260 new airplanes, valued at $670 billion, in the next 20 years.

Etihad Airways signs wide ranging deal with China Eastern Airlines

Etihad Airways signs wide ranging deal with China Eastern Airlines

21st Mar 2012 Airline News

Etihad Airways has signed a memorandum of understanding with China Eastern Airlines. The deal will encompass joint route and schedule coordination, codesharing between the UAE and China and in time on each other’s networks, full frequent flyer reciprocity, reciprocal airport lounge access, joint product development, and technical and cargo cooperation – subject to regulatory approval.