China Eastern A330 Business Class from Shanghai Pudong to Singapore Changi

I was glad when the time came to board the plane as I was getting tired and China Eastern's lounges weren't really a conducive place to spend the hours in. Boarding was conducted efficiently and there was not a large crowd waiting for this red-eye flight to Singapore so I did manage to board early [...]

China Eastern Business Class Lounges in Shanghai Pudong

Arriving into Shanghai's Pudong Airport in Terminal 1, I made my way quickly through the transit counter and was able to pass through security quickly as I was one of the first transit passengers in line. Back on the departure hallway, I found it to be dark and really a depressing sort of space compared [...]

China Eastern A330 Business Class from Tokyo Haneda to Shanghai Pudong

From the Japan Airlines Sakura Lounge, it was still a bit of a trek to get to the departure gate for my flight, as it was located at the end of the terminal. I always think that the lesser carriers are placed away from the main terminal, though it is just a hypothesis based on [...]

Shanghai Airlines A330 Business Class from Shanghai Hongqiao to Tokyo Haneda

It was time once again to board the Airbus A330 operated by Shanghai Airlines. While I did technically board one of their A330's, the flight was tagged with China Eastern as the operating carrier. So I really wanted to know if there will be any difference with Shanghai Airlines as the operating carrier even though [...]

China Eastern A330 Business Class Singapore to Shanghai Pudong

With the lounge being nothing special, I made my way to the boarding gates at the time indicated on the boarding pass. The flight was departing in one of those amalgamated boarding gates where flights on Singapore Airlines A380 usually depart from. Thus there are multiple security check lanes and no queues at all. That [...]

Beijing to Shanghai, a return trip on China Eastern

MU5118 Beijing Capital T2 PEK - Shanghai Hongqiao SHA 09 September 2010 Scheduled ETD/ETA: 16:00-18:10 Airbus A330-300 B-6083 Seat No: 19J After a few days of travelling around Beijing, it was time to return to Shanghai, and I will be taking China Eastern once again. Collected our tickets from the counter at the airport [...]