China Eastern Airlines is confident that its stake sale deal with Singapore Airlines and parent Temasek will be approved at the shareholders conference scheduled for Jan. 8 despite Air China's calling the move "a wrong step." CEA President Li Fenghua said, "So far we haven't got any indication that it will be vetoed in January. Air China, one of our stakeholders, should have little chance of rejecting it." But Air China VP Fan Cheng holds a different view (ATWOnline, Dec. 5). "We think China ...

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