China Airlines 747-400. Photo: By Rob Finlayson. China Airlines on Tuesday signed an "adherence agreement" with SkyTeam in Taipei, signaling the start of a joining process that will likely lead to it gaining full membership in the alliance by mid-2011 (ATW Daily News, Sept. 13). “The China Airlines network will complement those of Guangzhou-based China Southern [Airlines] and Shanghai-based China Eastern [Airlines],” SkyTeam MD Marie-Joseph Male noted at the ...

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