China Eastern Airlines (MU) expects to post improved results in the second half, due to the recovering market demand and falling fuel prices, according to MU CEO Ma Xulun. Ma said the carrier has faced big operating pressures—the reduction of premium traffic, high fuel prices, the slowdown of Chinese export volume and yuan appreciation—in the first half (ATW Daily News, April 30). Chinese carriers reported a collective net loss of CNY 1.37 billion ($216 million) in May (ATW ...

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