China Eastern Airlines and Qantas sign business agreement

    China Eastern Airlines and Qantas signed a business agreement as an upgrade to their strategic partnership (Carnoc.com, 13-Aug-2018). Since their JV cooperation in 2015, the airlines have expanded their codeshare network to 82 services, covering 26 international and 33 domestic services operated by China Eastern and 15 international services and all domestic services operated by Qantas. The airlines will cooperate in areas such as capacity deployment, joint marketing, frequent flyer development and IT system construction. The carriers will also carry out benchmarking of services to provide passengers with a consistent travel experience.