Founded in June 1988, China Eastern Airline is a major Chinese airline having its headquarters in the China Eastern Airlines Building, on the grounds of Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport in Changning District, Shanghai. China Eastern Airlines is China's second-largest carrier by passenger numbers. The airline operates flight on international, domestic, and regional routes.
The airline has its primary hub at Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, and secondary hubs at Beijing Capital International Airport, Kunming Changshui International Airport, and Xi'an Xianyang International Airport. China Eastern Airlines has its focus cities at Chengdu, Dalian, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Harbin, Hefei, Hong Kong, Lanzhou, Nanchang, Nanjing, Ningbo, Taiyuan, Wuhan, and Yantai. The airline’s subsidiaries include - China Cargo Airlines, China United Airlines, and Shanghai Airlines.
China Eastern Airlines offers non-stop flights to Shanghai from its seven North American gateways in New York Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Honolulu, Toronto, and Vancouver. The airline offers connections to over 200 destinations throughout China and Asia, including Bali, Bangkok, Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, and more. China Eastern Airline is a member of SkyTeam, and its extended route network provides seamless travel options from 1,074 destinations in 179 countries.
China Eastern Airlines offer the facility of web check-in. Passengers can avail the facility to check-in from the comfort of their homes to save time. The service is available between 24 hours to 90 minutes prior to scheduled flight departure. Travelers are expected to drop-off their check-in bags, if any, at the baggage drop area, and proceed to security check.