China Eastern Airlines (MU), which is deepening its cooperation with the Qinghai provincial government, is launching a Xining-Beijing route as part of expansion plans into West China. According to the Shanghai-based carrier, it will provide one aircraft to operate the route but Qinghai will cover operating expenses. The carrier plans to introduce another aircraft at a later date. Industry analysts said this operating model is a “win-win” situation for the carrier and local ...

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