China Eastern Airlines is to fly to Moscow and London from Shanghai for the first time. It received approval from China's aviation regulator and flights will begin in the second half of 2003.
'We expect more students and businessmen to fly to Europe in future and will improve our service to meet their needs,' Mr Luo said.
The A340-600s will be delivered in May and these will be used for these flights. The airline has ordered 5.
More information at the Business Times Singapore website