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 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 (“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 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.
China Eastern Airlines has agreed to buy 20 Boeing 777-300ERs as the airline plans to expand its capacity to meet growing demand in Asia-Pacific and China.
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.
China Eastern Airlines has taken delivery of its first Next-Generation 737-700 outfitted with both the High-Altitude/High-Temperature Airport Operations Feature Package and the new Boeing Sky Interior from Boeing.
Delta Air Lines has welcomed China Eastern Airlines as an official member of the SkyTeam alliance, further strengthening the alliance’s connections throughout China.
SITA, the airline IT specialist, today announced that China Eastern Airlines has gone live with a worldwide corporate network solution to support its global expansion plans as it merges with Shanghai Airlines and prepares to join the Skyteam alliance.
China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited (the “Company”; NYSE: CEA; SEHK: 0670; SSE: 600115) announces that the Company’s annual report for the 2009 fiscal year filed with the SEC on June 24, 2010 can be accessed.
China Eastern Airlines today announced its intention to join the SkyTeam Airline Alliance. During an official ceremony in Shanghai, China Eastern President and Chief Executive Officer Ma Xulun joined the CEOs of SkyTeam member airlines to sign a Memorandum of Understanding confirming China Eastern’s plans to join the SkyTeam Alliance by mid-2011.
Czech Airlines agreed to code-share cooperation with China Eastern Airlines on the route that the Chinese airline operates from Frankfurt am Main to Shanghai. The cooperation agreement will be signed by the end of this year. Code-share flights to China will appear in the Czech Airlines flight schedule from the 2010 summer season, which starts on 28 March 2010.