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China Eastern Airline

China Eastern Airline is one of the three largest airlines in China, with a domestic and international network covering 450 routes. Based out of Shanghai, China Eastern Airline offers a constant and stable schedule across all seasons and is one of China's most recognised and well awarded airlines.

As one of Asia's fastest growing airlines, with an average aircraft age of just five years, China Eastern offers a full-service airline.

First class


Depending on the aircraft type, China Eastern Airline First Class offers a 22.8 inch wide seat, along with a generous seat pitch of up to 80 inches. The A340-600 aircraft are also fitted with a very comfortable 180 degree fully flat bed with lumbar massaging function.


First Class passengers are treated to fine wines and a choice of either Chinese or Western cuisine. The menu is changed every 15 days.


First Class seats come complete with laptop power, satellite phone and an individual interactive entertainment system.

Business class


Business seats recline up to 169 degrees, with a seat pitch of up to 58 inches, and are nearly 20 inches wide, allowing greater comfort.


Business Class passengers enjoy fine wines and a choice of Chinese and Western foods. The menu is changed every 15 days.


In-seat features include satellite phones, laptop power ports, and a personal interactive entertainment system.


Arrive in comfort in China Eastern's newly designed aircraft A330-200 with 32-33 inches of seat pitch, 18 inches seat width and audio in-flight entertainment.


Economy Class offers a full selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and a choice of both Western and Oriental meals. Throughout the flight you can call on the friendly hostesses anytime for drinks or service.


Televisions are regularly spaced throughout the cabin and generally show movies, including Western and Chinese films.

Clubs & alliances


Eastern Miles is China Eastern's own reward system. With an Eastern Miles Card, each time you fly you earn points that can be used to upgrade you or get free flights in the future.


China Eastern Airline is currently not a member of a global airline alliance.

The last word

China Eastern Airline includes 30 kilograms baggage allowance to China and Europe. It can also arrange 48 hours transit without a Visa for Australian and New Zealand passport holders who are holding connecting international flight tickets.

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