Etihad Signs MoU with China Eastern

Etihad Airways’ President and Chief Executive Officer James Hogan and China Eastern Airlines’ Chairman Liu Shaoyong preside over the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding by Etihad Airways’ Chief Strategy and Planning Officer Kevin Knight and China Eastern Airlines’ Marketing Director Dong Bo, flanked by cabin crew from both airlines at a ceremony in Shanghai, China. (Etihad)

Etihad Airways’ President and Chief Executive Officer James Hogan and China Eastern Airlines’ Chairman Liu Shaoyong preside over the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding by Etihad Airways’ Chief Strategy and Planning Officer Kevin Knight and China Eastern Airlines’ Marketing Director Dong Bo, flanked by cabin crew from both airlines at a ceremony in Shanghai, China. (Etihad)

UAE carrier Etihad Airways has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with China Eastern Airlines.
The agreement was signed by Etihad’s President and CEO James Hogan and China Eastern’s Chairman Liu Shaoyong at a meeting in Shanghai.
The MoU, subject to regulatory approval, encompasses joint route and schedule coordination, codesharing between UAE and China, full frequent flyer reciprocity, mutual airport lounge access, joint product development, and technical and cargo cooperation.
Mr Hogan commented:  “The partnership with China Eastern Airlines will allow us to extend our reach into the dynamic Chinese travel market in a commercially viable and mutually beneficial way.”