Tag: China Eastern Airlines

World’s first C919 jet owned by China Eastern Airlines completes first overseas debut

The world's first C919 aircraft, with the registration number B-919A and owned by China Eastern Airlines, wrapped up its first international debut at the Singapore Airshow on Feb. 26. It returned to Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport from Singapore Changi Airport after flying five hours. ...

China Eastern Airlines opens direct flights between Shanghai and Istanbul

China Eastern Airlines has announced that it will launch a new direct flight between Shanghai and Istanbul starting from September 28, 2023. This marks the first time a Chinese airline has operated a route between China and Turkiye, connecting the two globally renowned cities and important...

World’s first C919 Aircraft delivered to China Eastern Airlines

On Dec. 9, the world's first C919 aircraft, with registration number of B-919A, was delivered to its world's first launch customer, China Eastern Airlines (CEA). The C919 is China's first homegrown large passenger aircraft in accordance with international airworthiness standards, and owns inde...

Budapest Airport’s Asia market bouncing back

Budapest Airport has announced another re-enhancement in its route network development, with the return of Shanghai Airlines, in partnership with China Eastern Airlines. Relaunching a direct link between Budapest and Shanghai on 11 November, the two cities will initially be connected weekly on Fr...

Plane carrying 132 passengers crashes in southern China

By Samuel Osborne, skynews. A China Eastern Airlines plane carrying 132 passengers has crashed and caused a fire in the mountains in Guangxi. The crash involved a Boeing 737 travelling from Kunming to Guangzhou, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said. Broadcaster CCTV said t...

China Eastern Airlines to Host 78th IATA AGM in Shanghai

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that China Eastern Airlines will host the 78th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China, on 19-21 June 2022. This will be the third time China will host the global ga...

Air France-KLM and China Eastern Airlines tighten existing relationship

By Edward Robertson Air France-KLM and China Eastern Airlines are growing their relationship which dates back 21 years. The Chinese airline has committed to a share issue by Air France-KLM, with the European group offering shares at €4.84 in the hope of raising more than a billion euros to s...

China Eastern Airlines and Thales/ACSS extend their avionics partnership

China Eastern Airlines, one of China's three major air transportation groups, has chosen Thales/ACSS to equip its B737 fleet with the NXT-800 DO-260B compliant transponders to meet the CAAC's (Civil Aviation Administration of China) ADS-B Out mandate. This is the first inter-mix configuration retr...

Chinese airline partners support KLM

KLM works with three Chinese airline partners: China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines. These partners have now stepped in to generously support KLM and the Netherlands by donating many tens of thousands of face masks and gloves to KLM in our struggle against the coronav...

Budapest Airport secures boost with Shanghai Airlines

Budapest Airport secures boost with Shanghai Airlines

The launch of Budapest Airport’s link to Shanghai saw a major development for the gateway earlier this year. In partnership with China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines’ three times weekly service to China’s largest city meant the previously underserved Budapest-Asia market was significantl...

London Gatwick welcomes new direct service to Shanghai

London Gatwick welcomes new direct service to Shanghai

London Gatwick is today unveiled as the European airport with the fastest growing number of passenger seats to Shanghai, China. This exciting new growth is thanks to a brand-new Air China service which flies directly to the city. Starting on Saturday 2 November, it will fly four times weekly from G...

dnata’s catering division extends partnership with China Eastern Airlines

dnata’s catering division extends partnership with China Eastern Airlines

dnata and China Eastern Airlines have extended their catering partnership in Australia - dnata’s largest catering market - and the multi-year extension was agreed at an official signing ceremony in Shanghai. “We are proud to extend our partnership with China Eastern Airlines,” said dnata ca...

Budapest Airport edges further east with Shanghai Airlines

Budapest Airport edges further east with Shanghai Airlines

Budapest Airport has further grown its route network development with the confirmation that Shanghai Airlines - in partnership with China Eastern Airlines - will launch a three times weekly service between the Hungarian gateway and China’s largest city, Shanghai. Set to launch on 7 June, the 9,...

Traffic growth of 2% in October at London Gatwick

Traffic growth of 2% in October at London Gatwick

Growing long-haul connections has again boosted passenger traffic at London Gatwick Airport which increased year-on-year (YOY) by two per cent in October to just over four million. The airport’s long-haul connections continue to grow and were up YOY by 12.4 per cent in the month. North Atlantic...

First China Eastern Airlines A350-900 performs maiden flight

First China Eastern Airlines A350-900 performs maiden flight

The first Airbus A350-900 for China Eastern Airlines has performed its maiden flight in Toulouse, France. The aircraft will now enter the final phase of production, ground checks and test flights before being prepared for delivery in the coming weeks. The airline has 20 A350-900s on order. Chi...

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