China Eastern Airlines posted a 2018 net profit of CNY2.71 billion ($394 million), down 57.4% compared to CNY6.35 billion achieved in 2017. Total revenue for the year was CNY114 billion, up 13% year-over-year (YOY). Operating expenses for the year were CNY102.4 billion up 13.43% YOY, compared to CNY90.3 billion in 2017. China Eastern’s passenger traffic (RPKs) rose 10% YOY; domestic and international RPKs were up 10.2% and 9.6%, respectively. Capacity (ASKs) grew at a slower ...

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