China Eastern Airlines plans Shanghai Pudong-London Gatwick service

    China Eastern Airlines announced (08-Aug-2018) plans to launch Shanghai Pudong-London Gatwick service on 07-Dec-2018, operating with A330-200 aircraft, as confirmed by Gatwick. The new service will add over 70,000 seats p/a and provide over 3700 tonnes of cargo capacity in both directions. Gatwick CEO Stewart Wingate stated: “I’m delighted to welcome China Eastern to Gatwick and look forward to the start of this vital new link to Shanghai which, like London, is undoubtedly one of the world’s most important cities and business hubs”. [more – original PR]