Shanghai Airlines said it plans to order five A321s in the face of increasingly stiff competition from China Eastern Airlines as it reported a loss for the January-June period of CNY134.5 million ($17.85 million), improved from a CNY137.1 million deficit in the year-ago half-year, on a 26.8% year-over-year lift in operating revenue to CNY5.58 billion. Following on its order for five placed at the Zhuhai Air Show last November, the new transaction, worth $370 million at catalog prices, will ...

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