Established on 25th June, 1988, China Eastern became country’s first airline to offer shares in international market. In 1998, in joint venture with COSCO, it founded China Cargo Airlines. The Chinese government has 61.64% ownership stake in China Eastern Airlines, while some shares are publicly held- H shares 32.19% and A shares 6.17%.
With airline headquarter in Shanghai (China), China Eastern is major Chinese airline operating domestic, regional and international routes. On 20th June 2011, China Eastern and its subsidiary Shanghai Airlines became 14th member of Sky Team. It is China’s second largest carrier by passenger numbers and in 2014, this airline carried 83.08 million domestic and international passengers. This airline has received many awards and some of the most notable ones are as follows:
Ranked among the top 10 of Fortune China CSR Ranking in 2013
Ranked as one among the 50 most valuable Chinese brands by WPP
"Golden Ting Award" by China Capital Market Annual Conference 2012
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China Eastern major hubs are at Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, and secondary hubs at Beijing Capital International Airport, Kunming Changshui International Airport and Xi'an Xianyang International Airport. It has strong presence on routes in Asia, Australia and North America. In 2007, it began operations from Shanghai to New York city making non-stop route for airline. China Eastern Airlines has codeshare agreements with the various airlines including British Airways, Japan Airlines, Korean Air, Qantas, Virgin America and WestJet.
China Eastern Airways operates one of the youngest fleet in the industry. This includes Airbus A319-100, A320-200, A320neo, A321-200, A330-200, A330-300, A350-900 as well as Boeing 737-300s, 737-700s, 737-800s, Comac C919 to name a few. A320 series is considered as backbone of this fleet which is mainly used on domestic flights.
1. Checked Baggage
Each checked Baggage should not exceed 32kg in weight and the three dimensions shall not exceed 40cm, 60cm and 100cm.
2. Unchecked Baggage
Each First Class Passenger is allowed to carry on 2-pieces of Unchecked Baggage; each Business Class or Economy Class passenger can carry on up to 1-piece of Unchecked Baggage.
Each Unchecked Baggage should not exceed 10kg in weight and the three dimensions shall not exceed 25cm, 45cm and 56cm respectively.
Unchecked Baggage should be placed under the seat in front of the passenger or in an enclosed storage compartment in the cabin.
The Unchecked Baggage which exceeds the allowance of weight, amount, or size shall be checked as Checked Baggage.
3. Free Baggage Allowance
Free Baggage Allowance is applicable on both Checked Baggage and Unchecked Baggage. The Free Baggage Allowance for an adult or a child in:
First Class or Business class is 2-pieces, sum of three dimensions should not exceed 158cm for each piece and weight of each piece should not exceed 32kg
Economy Class is 2-pieces, sum of three dimensions should not exceed 158cm for each piece and weight of each piece should not exceed 23kg
The Free Baggage Allowance for infant is 1-piece for which the sum of the three dimensions must not to exceed 115cm, and the weight must not exceed 23 kg, plus 1-checked stroller free of charge.
4. Excess Baggage Charge
Passengers have to pay for excess baggage. In excess baggage case, an excess baggage ticket will be issued to the passenger. The fees charge will be based on:
Weight concept: Every kilogram in excess will be charged on the basis of 1.5% of the Ticket fare applicable to the adult in the Economy Class of one-way direct flight.
Piece concept: Excess baggage charge rate will be calculated on the applicable fixed charge rate published in the Passenger Air Tariff (PAT) of International Air Transport Association (IATA).
These charges will be received in the currency of the local country or region.[+more]
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1. Onboard meals
A mouth-watering meal is provided in the flight which is prepared by the top chefs. There is option to order western meals, Chinese meals and snacks.
2. Onboard entertainment
Passengers can watch Bollywood as well as Hollywood movies. Additionally, you can also watch your favorite TV shows.
3. WiFi Service
Enjoy free WiFi service provided by China Eastern when traveling internationally or on domestic route
4. Inflight Magazine
CinMedia, award-winning magazine, is in-flight magazine which is provided to passengers on board for all international and domestic flights.
Children between 5-12 years age can avail this service if they are travelling without parents. China Eastern must be made aware in advance and confirm seats for unaccompanied children traveling without a direct flight to their final destination. Parents or guardians of unaccompanied children must undergo the carriage procedure in place of said minors.
If the receiving party does not meet the unaccompanied minor on time, this party must incur all resulting additional fees.