China Eastern Airlines A330-300. By Rob Finlayson Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines (MU) has relaunched China United Airlines (KN) after purchasing a 20% stake from parent company China Eastern Air Holding in August (ATW Daily News, Aug. 27). Through this transaction, MU consolidated the assets of its former Beijing-based KN subsidiary with Hebei Branch Co. to further expand into the Beijing market. KN was launched in 2004 by Shanghai Airlines and China Aviation Supplies Holding ...

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