United Eagle Airlines, China's latest private carrier, launched operations yesterday with a flight from Chengdu to Shenzhen but resisted the lure of publicity from discounting its fares. It is using a fleet of leased A230s. China's first private airline, Okay Airways, formerly Shenzhen Airlines, started service in March, while privately owned Aukai Airlines, Western Airlines and Eastern Express are expected to fly later this year.
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