China Eastern Airlines' acquisition of Shanghai Airlines was approved by both carriers' shareholders Friday. CEA Board Secretary Luo Zhuping reiterated Friday that the merger will be completed by year end. The transaction already has been approved by CAAC (ATWOnline, Aug. 31) and all other relevant government authorities except the China Securities Regulatory Commission, which has not yet issued a ruling but is not expected to reject the deal. CEA is acquiring SAL through a share swap in ...

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