China Eastern Airlines announced (26-Nov-2012) it has combined its branch in Hebei province and its subsidiary China United Airlines Co Ltd to establish China United Airlines as part of a change in strategy in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region. The new airline, based at Beijing Nanyuan Airport, has a fleet of 23 Boeing aircraft and this will increase to 50 aircraft by 2015. It is expected annual passenger traffic will exceed 10 million by 2015. [more - original PR - Chinese]
China Eastern Airlines restructures Hebei operations, launches China United Airlines
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