June 12, 2017 23
What was first reported as an engine explosion on the A330-200 may have been an 'implosion'
June 12, 2017 7
China Eastern flight at Sydney was barely off the ground when engine failed last night
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]