China Eastern eyes Aussie air market
While China Eastern's Shanghai home port will remain a key focus, much of that growth is expected to come from the raft of secondary cities.
China Eastern Airlines continues to build its Australian footprint over the coming year and capitalise on its expanded joint venture with Qantas.
While the SkyTeam member's Shanghai home port will remain a key focus, much of that growth is expected to come from the raft of secondary cities.
Non-stop flights between Sydney and Hangzhou will begin on November 16, with the route also continuing onwards to Beijing, to complement the existing Sydney-Nanjing-Beijing service.
This will be followed by direct flights between Sydney and Kunming on November 26.
China Eastern faces challenges of both competition and culture in building its local market share, reported Australian Business Traveller.
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