China Eastern reported  net income of CNY3.15 billion ($470 million) in the third quarter, significantly widened from CNY23.16 million earned in the year-ago period. The carrier cited “the synergy effect achieved through [its] merger with Shanghai Airlines” and “robust growth of the domestic market demand, especially stimulated by the Shanghai World Expo” as reasons for the much-improved performance. Operating revenues climbed 91.4% to CNY21.83 billion ...

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