China Eastern Airlines to operate daily Shanghai-Brisbane from Nov-2017

    China Eastern Airlines confirmed (07-Sep-2017) plans to increase Shanghai-Brisbane frequency from four to seven times weekly, effective Nov-2017. China is currently the second largest international visitor market for Brisbane Airport, averaging 14% growth p/a in the last five years. Airport CEO and MD Julieanne Alroe stated: “These new daily flights are the first successful acquisition for Brisbane under the ‘The Connecting with Asia’ Fund whereby a core consortium of industry partners…provide matching funds to the state government contribution to attract new airlines”. [more – original PR]