China Eastern operating profit drops 42.1% over first nine months

Credit: Rob Finlayson
Faced with rising fuel costs and a weakened Chinese yuan against the US dollar, China Eastern Airlines reported a 42.1% decline in operating profits to CNY5.8 billion ($844 million) for the first nine months of 2018, compared to the same period last year. Net profit for the period was CNY4.2 billion...

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