Topic archives: China Eastern

Did China Eastern jet at Sydney last night blow or suck its engine apart?

Did China Eastern jet at Sydney last night blow or suck its engine apart?

June 12, 2017 23

What was first reported as an engine explosion on the A330-200 may have been an 'implosion'

China Eastern Sydney incident raises very serious questions

China Eastern Sydney incident raises very serious questions

June 12, 2017 7

China Eastern flight at Sydney was barely off the ground when engine failed last night

China Eastern’s A350 order poses dilemma for Qantas

China Eastern’s A350 order poses dilemma for Qantas

April 29, 2016 7

As things currently stand, China Eastern has just ordered a new type of Airbus that will make life difficult for its codeshare partner Qantas on Australia-China routes

Delta buys symbolic stake in China Eastern, but why?

Delta buys symbolic stake in China Eastern, but why?

July 28, 2015

After making a huge fuss over the alleged unfairness of sovereign ‘subsidies’ in Middle East carriers, US behemoth Delta is buying a symbolic stake in China Eastern, widely regarded as the most subsidised state owned airline of current times.

Qantas faces ACCC opposition to China Eastern ‘coordination’

Qantas faces ACCC opposition to China Eastern ‘coordination’

March 24, 2015 9

Qantas faces some substantial objections to its proposed ‘coordination’ arrangement with China Eastern from Australia’s competition guardian the ACCC, which has served notice that it proposes to deny its application its approval.

Qantas JV with China Eastern will cut out Shanghai hassles

Qantas JV with China Eastern will cut out Shanghai hassles

November 17, 2014 8

Wherever else it leads the Qantas joint venture with China Eastern 中国东方航空公司 will make life so much easier for Australians using flying kangaroo services through Shanghai’s main international airport from day one.

Jetstar HK partner opts for own China low cost carrier

Jetstar HK partner opts for own China low cost carrier

July 3, 2014 8

China Eastern 中国东方航空公司 , a partner in the much delayed Jetstat HK venture, is launching its own low cost carrier in the PRC.

Qantas pressures Virgin Australia with new China codeshares

Qantas pressures Virgin Australia with new China codeshares

April 3, 2013 6

Qantas has leveraged its China Eastern relationship to put pressure on Virgin Australia’s Asia ambitions with new code shares to Shanghai and Beijing.

Etihad to code share with Qantas partner China Eastern

August 28, 2012 2

The porous nature of global alliances has been highlighted again today with Virgin Australia alliance partner Etihad Airways formalising a code share agreement with Qantas commercial partner China Eastern. Etihad is also a code share partner with Malaysia Airlines, which Qantas is sponsoring for membership of the oneworld alliance, and owns equity in Aer Lingus […]

Jetstar Hong Kong under fire from SAR establishment paper

April 19, 2012 8

It has taken some time for a considered response  from the Hong Kong government to the Jetstar Hong Kong plan to appear in its well connected and long established English language daily the South China Morning Post but this editorial would not be welcome at Qantas. Jetstar Hong Kong should have no claim on home-ground […]

Joyce says no premium carrier plan with China Eastern and Buchanan says no Australian jobs loss

March 26, 2012 8

The media conference following the announcement of Jetstar Hong Kong has outlined a low capital entry by Qantas into the joint venture with China Eastern and ruled out a similar venture into a new premium carrier and a loss of Qantas or Jetstar jobs from the expansion. Qantas CEO Alan Joyce emphatically said there were […]

Qantas launches Jetstar Hong Kong, with China Eastern

Qantas launches Jetstar Hong Kong, with China Eastern

March 26, 2012 17

Qantas is about to announce a Jetstar Hong Kong venture in association with China Eastern, but the SMH has beaten it with its own news. A  Jetstar franchise in Hong Kong has been a determined pursuit for Jetstar group CEO Bruce Buchanan, and one in which such plans have earlier failed to sway Cathay Pacific […]