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2011-06-21 04:30:00

BEIJING, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- China Eastern and its subsidiary Shanghai Airlines officially joined the SkyTeam global airline alliance at a ceremony held in Beijing today. In welcoming these Shanghai-based airlines, SkyTeam cements its position as the region's leading airline alliance, offering 10% more daily departures to and from the Greater China region. China Eastern becomes the 14th airline to join SkyTeam, which is expected to grow to 19 members by 2012. China Eastern and...

2010-06-18 08:36:00

SHANGHAI, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- China Eastern Airlines Co., Ltd., (Shanghai), announced today the launch of its prestigious UATP-based business travel program, offering Chinese corporations China Eastern Airline's UATP accounts for global air travel spend. To meet customer demands, China Eastern Airlines chose to become a UATP account provider and expand its corporate market share. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081118/NETU022LOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-03-03 03:54:00

GUANGZHOU, China, March 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On the March 3rd, Air China opened a new premium lounge meeting Star Alliance standards at the Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport. This is another important initiative jointly taken by Air China and Baiyun Airport to improve premium services and offer more convenience to the customers at the airport. Mr. Jaan Albrecht, Star Alliance CEO, Mr. Jeffrey Goh and Mr. Hock Lye Lee, Star Alliance Vice Presidents, Mr. Zhu Xiaodan, Member of the...

2009-10-27 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The CEOs of the Star Alliance member carriers today welcomed the alliance's 25th member: Continental Airlines. Continental's joining Star Alliance will further enhance the alliance's three main customer benefits: global reach, worldwide recognition and seamless travel. Continental's membership follows last year's announcement of a strategic partnership between Continental and United Airlines. Experts from both airlines and Star Alliance have...

2009-10-26 09:35:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) will present a live webcast of a news briefing as it joins Star Alliance, Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 11 a.m. ET (New York City). A video webcast of the news briefing and joining ceremony will be available via the "Star Alliance" link on the home page of continental.com, next to "Latest News and Offers." The webcast will also be available via this link: http://tinyurl.com/yf3dtp2 Continental's transition to Star...

2009-10-15 02:01:00

SHANGHAI, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA), Shanghai Airport Authority and Shanghai Airlines today celebrated the opening of a new two-bay hangar at their joint venture, Boeing Shanghai Aviation Services Co., Ltd. The new hangar, located at Shanghai Pudong Airport, is a major element in Boeing Shanghai's plan to become a world-class facility and an aviation services leader in China, the world's largest international market for Boeing commercial airplanes. Boeing...

2009-08-17 10:32:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) has announced that it plans to join Star Alliance on Oct. 27, 2009. As previously announced, Continental will end its participation in SkyTeam after its last scheduled flight on Oct. 24, 2009. Continental's transition from SkyTeam to Star Alliance is a strategic change, originally announced in June 2008, that will enhance travel options and competition. Continental's network will have a distinct fit in Star...

2008-10-15 00:00:12

SINGAPORE, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing announced today that Boeing Shanghai Aviation Services Co., Ltd. (Boeing Shanghai) has received its U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Repair Station Certification. The certification allows Boeing Shanghai to conduct operations in accordance with Code of Federal Regulations Part 145. Boeing Shanghai initially is conducting heavy maintenance on Boeing Next-Generation 737 airplanes. There are more than 235 Next-Generation 737s...


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