The Battle for Shanghai? - Not yet...
Asia Pacific aviation has come within a whisker of a massive
power struggle between two of its most influential airlines, Cathay Pacific
and Singapore Airlines. Had Cathay Pacific proceeded with plans to team up with
China National Aviation Holding Co (the parent of Air China) to try to block
Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) bid for China Eastern, the region would have
entered a whole new level of gloves-off competition. [278 words]