China Eastern Airlines

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Address: (HQ) No 258 Wei Hai Road, Shanghai, China. (UK office:) 37-39 George Street, London W1U 3QD, United Kingdom


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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.


Code data

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


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



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


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


Incidents and accidents

  • On August 15, 1989, a China Eastern flight from Shanghai to Nanchang, an Antonov An-24 (Reg. B-3417) crashed on took off, due to No.2 engine failure, killing 34 of 40 on board.
  • On October 26, 1993, China Eastern flight 5398 from Shenzhen to Fuzhou, a McDonnell-Douglas MD-82 (Reg. B-2103) jetliner crashed near Fuzhou airport, after a failed attempt to go around on approach, killing 2 of 80 on board.
  • On September 10, 1998, [[wikipedia:China Eastern flight 586|]China Eastern flight 586] from Shanghai to Beijing, a McDonnell-Douglas MD-11 (Reg. B-2173) widebody jetliner crash landed at Hongqiao Airport due to nose gear failure, none injured.
  • On November 21, 2004, China Eastern flight 5210 from Baotou to Shanghai, a Bombardier CRJ-200 (Reg. B-3072) small passenger jet crashed in Inner Mongolia in one minute after departure, killing all 53 occupants.

External links

  • London Office - China Eastern Airlines
  • International China Eastern offices
  • China Eastern Airlines Fleet Detail
  • China Eastern Airlines Passenger Opinions


News RSS feed
  • China Eastern Airlines assigned 'BB-' rating, outlook negative ... - Forbes
  • HK-listed China Eastern Airlines Jan passengers 2.55 mln, up 97.5 ... - Forbes
  • Fog in Delhi forces China Eastern Airlines to land in Kolkata - Webindia123
  • China Eastern Airlines carries Underperform load on higher ’06 ... - Money News Asia
  • China A-shares close higher, key index at near one-year high ... - Forbes
  • China Eastern Airlines signs contract with EADS EFW for conversion ... - (Communiqués de presse)
  • "Red-eye" flights to restart - Xinhua
  • Special Public Transportation Committee Formed - Bernama
  • Moscow Domodedovo Airport's Passenger Traffic to Double by 2015 - PR Newswire UK (press release)
  • BoCom gives China Eastern 8b yuan credit line - Shanghai Daily
  • ... more news

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