[CORRECTED] China Eastern Airlines will open a branch company in Guangzhou in May to enhance its position in the Pearl River Delta Region. The Shanghai-based carrier plans to allocate 30 aircraft to the new company over the next five years. It currently allocates only a few overnight aircraft in Guangzhou. China Eastern is expected to face stiff competition from Guangzhou-based China Southern Airlines, which operates more than 100 domestic routes and more than 40 international routes from ...

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