Shanghai Airlines denied widespread speculation that Air China or China Eastern Airlines will merge with it to expand their market share in Shanghai, with one official insisting that SAL plans to "go its own way and become an international carrier." Currently SAL has a 17% market share in Shanghai while CEA and CA have 35% and 12% respectively. "So far we are not interested in merging with any other airlines, including Air China and China Eastern Airlines," SAL Vice MD Gu Jiadan said. "Our ...

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