China Eastern Airlines A330-300. Photo: By Rob Finlayson. China Eastern Airlines and subsidiary Shanghai Airlines formally joined SkyTeam in Beijing this week, making the alliance the first global airline grouping to have two major Chinese member carriers; China Southern Airlines joined SkyTeam in November 2007. Shanghai-based CEA becomes SkyTeam's 14th member (ATW Daily News, April 19, 2010). Taipei-based China Airlines is scheduled to join in September and the alliance is ...

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