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  • China Eastern suspends pilots over striking for better pay and conditions

    <P><A href="">China&nbsp;Eastern Airlines</A> has suspended or demoted several of its pilots for taking part in a rare flash strike that took place three months ago.</P> <P>The official Xinhua news agency says the Shanghai-based carrier yesterday suspended or demoted 13 pilots over the incidents. </P> <P>It says the suspensions will be for up to two years, adding that two management officials and four other employees were “sacked for mismanagement”, while two others were reprimanded.</P> <P>Over 31 March and 1 April 21 China Eastern aircraft operating domestic passenger flights returned to their departure airports after takeoff, many of them as a protest by pilots for better pay and working conditions. </P> <P>The CAAC fined the airline 1.5 million yuan ($217,000) for the disruptions, which were out of China Eastern’s Yunnan branch.</P> <P>Source:'s sister premium news site <A href="">Air&nbsp;Transport Inte

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    News | 20 Nov 2014 18:23 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    China Eastern Airlines has agreed to pay a $10,000 fine for failing to report a lengthy tarmac delay to the US Department of Transportation, a violation of the DOT’s new tarmac delay rules.
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    News | 18 Nov 2011 08:54 | Olivier Bonnassies

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