China Eastern Airlines Co.,Ltd (CEA) is one of the biggest airlines of China. Based in Shanghai, the most energetic and advanced city of China, CEA not only has 9 domestic branches, but also is the controlling shareholder of China Cargo Airlines, China Eastern Jiangsu Airlines Co., Ltd and China Eastern Wuhan Airlines Co.,Ltd. The sub companies of China Eastern are located in 11 provinces of China.
CEA was established in June 1988 and has been growing rapidly for 18 years. In 1997, it successfully completed its share reform and was listed in Shanghai, Hong Kong and New York Securities Exchanges. Nowadays, CEA operates over 80 international and regional routes, over 330 domestic routes, which connect 110 cities in China and aboard. A world wide network based in Shanghai covering China and connecting Japan & Korea, Southeast Asia, Europe, America and Australia has formed, which provides a smooth air express for passengers at home and aboard.