China Eastern Airlines optimises its North America flight path on 17-Nov-2018

19 November, 2018

China Eastern Airlines optimised its Shanghai-New York and Shanghai-Toronto service flight paths on 17-Nov-2018 (CAAC-News, 19-Nov-2018). The airline expects 1000 tonnes less fuel consumption annually, CNY5.4 million (USD777,870) fuel cost reduction and 800 tonnes additional cargo capacity across the services, and an average flight time reduction of 22 minutes.