China Eastern Airlines expects to improve its financial and operational performance greatly on international routes through its planned cooperation with Singapore Airlines, according to CEA Board Secretary Luo Zhiping. "Currently we [lose] between CNY1 million ($134.000)-CNY2 million in one flight from Shanghai to New York," Luo said. "And our average load factor of business class/first class is 30%-40% in international routes while this figure is more than 90% [for] SIA, so we hope to raise ...

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