Air Transport

China Cargo Airlines, Ltd

Profile of Eastern Air Logistics Co., Ltd. (Ver. 2013)

Eastern Air Logistics Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as EAL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Eastern Airlines Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as CEA). With the aim to be a most innovative logistics service integrator, EAL strives to provide safe, efficient, accurate, and convenient one-stop logistics services for customers home and abroad.

EAL boasts registered capital up to RMB 1.15 billion and an impressive annual operating income of about 10 billion, with subsidiaries of China Cargo Airlines, Eastern Express, Eastern Airlines Transportation Co., Ltd. and Eastern Airlines Cargo Terminal, nearly 200 branches radiating the globe and over 8000 employees, known as the one and only logistics enterprise subordinate to an airline and superior to airlines.

EAL engages an array of businesses in supply chain management, air transport, land transport, waterway transport, warehouse, loading & unloading, express, customs clearance and import & export, achieves proficient proposal design, optimization, organization, implementation and management required for integrated logistic services during its operation, and is able to provide "all-in-one" logistics solution based on customer demands for all-round project process management and time & cost control.

EAL possesses full-functioned and balanced-structured strategic capital. The parent company and subsidiaries own around 400 passenger aircrafts, 16 all-cargo aircrafts and airline network all over China and extending to the world as a unique advantage of EAL. As a member of Skyteam Cargo, China Cargo Airlines under EAL partners several airlines in Asia, America and Europe on slot exchange, code share and SPA combined transport, connects developed domestic and foreign truck delivery network to provide customers with door-to-door logistics services all over the world.

EAL sets operation bases both in Shanghai Hongqiao Airport and Pudong Airport, and runs six cargo terminals close to apron (including customs supervision warehouse) covering a total area of 1,250,000 m2. Advanced cargo handling equipment enables EAL to provide an array of standard services including cargo assembly, disintegration, storage, lightering, distribution and aircraft container management. The cargo terminal is armed with special operation areas specified for special cargo and special warehouses for handling and storage of hazardous articles, frozen goods, valuable articles and live animals. time-definite, extended and value-added services exceeding routine standard are provided to meet various special demands of customers.

Eastern Airlines Transportation is the first logistics transporter qualified for customs clearance in China and providing air-land import/ export transportation with nearly 300 customs surveillance vehicles specialized loading & unloading platform, GPS global positioning system, vehicle supervision and scheduling system to achieve a controllable and trackable cargo transportation throughout the process. With specialized transport assurance department for special cargoes, EAT boasts top proficiency and abundant experience in transport for special cargo including hazardous articles, frozen food,, precise instruments and ultra large goods and can provide customers with multimodal transport services including air-land and air-sea transport services.

Taking the opportunity of constructing Shanghai Free Trade Area and pilot cross-border e-commerce, EAL breaks the ground to create a unique commercial mode of "express + e-commerce + trade" and the e-commerce platform of "EAEMALL", covering fruits, fresh food, frozen foods, dairy products, grain, oil and other non-staple foods. By pre-collecting the consumption demands of domestic and foreign customers and direct and concentrated purchases from the origin by air transport, the time it takes "from origin to dining table" is minimized. Expressed services from proprietary express companies are supplemented to grant customers with exquisite, timely, fresh-keeping and door to door experience. .

Advocating the philosophy of "customer first", EAL will take advantage of integrated air-land transport resources and international logistics service system to build logistics platforms supported by modern technology, to maintain its cutting edge in control and coordination over all links of supply chain, to facilitate customer value maximization, and to provide close and thorough professional services to meet customer demands for upgrading.


Scope of business

Vehicle cargo transport (common cargo), warehouse, marine/air/ land international cargo transport agency, cargo loading & unloading, estate management, parking lot running, meeting service, labor dispatch for domestic enterprises, general merchandise, sales of office supplies, commercial consultation (excluding brokerage), ticket agency, import & export of cargo and technology, e-commerce.