The Battle of Beijing - Chinas airlines enter new competitive phase
Beijing is fast becoming the most important battleground for
China’s leading airlines and they are leaving their roots behind to set
up in the capital. China Eastern has established a branch (including an operating
base) at Beijing, following in the footsteps of China Southern and Hainan Airlines
that now have a significant proportion of their operations focused at Beijing.
The moves have helped China Southern and Hainan post good recent profits. [307 words]