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China Eastern Air Holding Company (CEAH)

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Headquartered in Shanghai, China Eastern Air Holding Company (CEAH) is one of China’s three major air transportation groups. It originated from the first squadron established by the former Civil Aviation Administration of Shanghai in January, 1957. Through continuous structural adjustment and resource integration, CEAH has evolved into a major aviation industry group with an integrated service system focusing on a core business of aviation transportation and logistics, reinforced by a wide range of additional businesses including aviation real estate, aviation finance, advertising media and duty-free sales, air catering, trade and logistics, general aviation, and industrial investment.

As the core undertaking of CEAH, China Eastern Airlines Co Ltd was the first Chinese airline to be listed on the New York, Hong Kong and Shanghai stock markets in 1997. Currently, it operates a fleet of over 600 aircraft, with an average age of less than 5.5 years; it is one of the youngest fleets in the world’s major airlines. As a member of the SkyTeam Alliance, CEA serves over 100 million passengers globally and ranks 7th in the world. Through an air network, CEA now reaches 1,062 destinations in 177 countries.

Committed to serving national welfare and people’s livelihoods, economic and social development, and reform and opening up, CEAH constantly pursues the coordinated development of “national interest, economic benefits and social welfare”.

Since 2009, CEAH has been widely recognized by society and nominated for a string of awards. After being honored with the Five-Star Flight Safety Award by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), CEAH was named one of “the 25 Most Innovative Companies in China” and listed among the Top 10 companies for Corporate Social Responsibility by Fortune (Chinese edition). It has been recognized as one of the 30 most valuable Chinese brands by WPP and was among the top in ROE among SOEs.

China Eastern is committed to developing itself into an outstanding enterprise that lives up to its staff’s devotion, customers’ loyalty, shareholder satisfaction and public trust, and to continuously bringing wonderful experiences for global customers with “accurate, delicate and precise” services.


Address: No 99 Third Konggang Road, Changning district, Shanghai

Tel: +86-21-62686868


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