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China Eastern Airlines

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China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited (中国东方航空股份有限公司) is an airline based in Shanghai, China.

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Code Data

  • IATA Code: MU
  • ICAO Code: CES
  • Callsign: China Eastern

History

China Yunnan Airlines and China Northwest Airlines merged into China Eastern Airlines in 2002.

Services

It's one of the largest airlines in China, with flights to Munich, Paris, Seoul, Tokyo, Los Angeles, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong and other major cities worldwide.

Fleet

The China Eastern Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft (at March 2005):

There are also 2 Airbus A330-300 on order.

Aircraft Purchases

  • China Eastern Airlines said it has signed an agreement to purchase five Airbus A319 aircraft in a deal worth 1.9 billion yuan (230 million dollars) and will take delivery of the 124-seater planes between February 2006 and July 2007.
  • China Eastern has been on a buying spree recently, signing a deal with US aerospace giant Boeing for 15 of its new 787 jets in January. Last year, it spent two billion dollars on 20 Airbus A330s to replenish its fleet in response to robust air travel demand

Incidents and Accidents

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