China Eastern Airlines is expected to report a first-half net income of CNY3.5 billion to CNY3.7 billion ($571 million to $604 million), up significantly over the net profit of CNY14 million in the year-ago period, according to a carrier forecast statement released by the Shanghai Stock Exchange. The Shanghai-based SkyTeam carrier credited lower fuel prices and robust market demand growth as main reasons for the much-improved performance. It didn’t release traffic figures. Other ...

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