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

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

25 September 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

16 June 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

28 August 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

29 March 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

21 March 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.

China Eastern to join SkyTeam

China Eastern to join SkyTeam

19 April 2010 Press Release Airline News

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

Czech Airlines agreed to code-share cooperation with China Eastern Airlines

12 October 2009 Press Release Airline News

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.