China Eastern Airlines will start new joint venture (JV) with Qantas on certain routes between China and Australia in an effort to boost passenger flow onto their respective international networks. This five-year joint agreement, which is subject to regulatory approval, will commence in mid-2015. Both carriers are expected to conduct a closer cooperation on Shanghai-Sydney, Shanghai-Melbourne and Beijing-Nanjing-Sydney routes. The two carriers hope to ultimately open up new routes between ...

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