Les deux Cies sont membres de la Star Alliance mais les autorités chinoises décideront certainement de la suite à donner..
Sur le WSJ :
BEIJING (Dow Jones)--China Eastern Airlines Corp. (CEA) has proposed taking over Shanghai Airlines Co. through a share swap, a person familiar with the situation said Monday, finalizing the long-anticipated merger between the two struggling state-owned carriers.
The move reflects Beijing's determination to clean up and consolidate its airline sector, which is plagued by operational inefficiencies, unhealthy competition and the global recession. It is also a
long-overdue step toward boosting Shanghai's status as an international aviation hub, especially as the city gears up to host the 2010 World Expo....