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Air Great Wall (1992-2002) merged into China Eastern Airlines
China Northwest Airlines (1989-2002) merged into China Eastern Airlines
Wuhan Airlines (1986-2002) merged into China Eastern Airlines
China Yunnan Airlines (1995-2004) merged into China Eastern Airlines


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31 Countries served
205 Destinations served
834 Routes served




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China Eastern's Jiangsu branch applies for international rights

China Eastern Airlines (MU, Shanghai Hongqiao) says its Jiangsu operation has applied to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) to expand the parameters of its Air Operators Certificate (AOC).

According to WCARN news, the carrier wants to include the operation of domestic cargo and passenger services - including Hong Kong Chek Lap Kok, Macau Int'l and Taiwan - as well as international cargo and passenger services into its licence.

Currently, the carrier's AOC is restricted to ...

China Eastern to operate last A340-600 service in April

China Eastern Airlines (MU, Shanghai Hongqiao) has tentatively set its final A340-600 scheduled revenue flight for April 29 according to Airline Route. As it stands now, the last flight will be the almost 15 hours long sector from Toronto Pearson to Shanghai Pudong that day with the aircraft landing in Shanghai on April 30.

The carrier originally took delivery of five brand-new Airbus A340-600s in 2003 and 2004. The three units that China Eastern received in 2003 have already been withdrawn ...

Shenzhen Airlines establishes Chengdu base

Shenzhen Airlines (ZH, Shenzhen) officially launched its Chengdu base at a ceremony held in the Sichuan province metropolis last week. The base, the carrier's eighth overall after Guangzhou, Nanning, Zhengzhou, Changzhou, Wuxi, Shenyang, and Jinan, will see eight aircraft based at the airport initially growing to ten by the end of this year.

According to China's WCARN news portal, Chengdu is also a base for its namesake Chengdu Airlines (EU, Chengdu) as well as ...

Australia, China finalize Open Skies agreement

Qantas (QF, Sydney Kingford Smith) and its Chinese counterparts Air China (CA, Beijing Capital), China Eastern Airlines (MU, Shanghai Hongqiao), and China Southern Airlines (CZ, Guangzhou) are all set to enjoy increased access to each other's markets following the recent finalization of an Open Skies agreement between China and Australia.

The agreement aims to boost ties between the two countries with Australia particularly keen to enhance its share of the Chinese tourist market which is ...

China's JoyAir orders two more MA-60s

JoyAir (JR, Xi'an Xianyang) has placed a firm order with Xian Aircraft Company (Xi'an Yanliang) for two more MA-60 turboprop aircraft with deliveries scheduled for the first and second quarter of 2015.

A joint venture between China Eastern Airlines (MU, Shanghai Hongqiao) and Xian's parent, the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), JoyAir operates Chinese aircraft exclusively with nine MA-60s currently in service and twenty C919s and fifty ARJ21-700s on order.


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Aircraft TypeActiveInactiveTotalOn Order* BØ Age PCapacity P  
A319-10018 18hiddenhiddenhidden
A319-100 (sl)12 12hiddenhiddenhidden
A320-100/-200124 124hiddenhiddenhidden
A320-200 (sl)30 30hiddenhiddenhidden
A321-100/-20032 32hiddenhiddenhidden
A321-200 (sl)7 7hiddenhiddenhidden
A330-20029 29hiddenhiddenhidden
A330-30017 17hiddenhiddenhidden
A340-6002 2hiddenhiddenhidden
B737-30016 16hiddenhiddenhidden
B737-7004 4hiddenhiddenhidden
B737-700 WIN.41 41hiddenhiddenhidden
B737-800 WIN.44 44hiddenhiddenhidden
B767-3006 6hiddenhiddenhidden
B777-300(ER)4 4hiddenhiddenhidden
* Includes new or used aircraft not yet delivered for which a construction/manufacturer serial number is already known.


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