China Eastern Airlines has appointed former VP Li Yangmin as president of the state-owned Shanghai-based carrier. Li’s appointment is contrary to the widespread industry expectation that Wang Zhiqing, formerly deputy chief of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), would be appointed to the role. Wang has instead been moved to several roles in the Ministry of Transport, including membership of its Communist Party committee. Bradley Perrett, ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"China Eastern VP named president" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? Log in here.