Trading of China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited in Hong Kong, Shanghai and New York Is Suspended
HONG KONG , June 26 — China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited (the “Company”; NYSE “CEA”; SEHK “0670”; SSE “600115”), announces that, following a request made by the Company to the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, trading in its H shares has been suspended with effect from 9:30 a.m. on June 8, 2009 , in connection with the Company’s planned material joint restructuring with Shanghai Airlines Corporation Limited, as disclosed in an announcement issued by the Company on June 15, 2009 .
Trading in the Company’s A Shares on the Shanghai Stock Exchange has been suspended since June 8, 2009 .
Trading in the Company’s ADSs on the New York Stock Exchange has also been suspended with effect from 9:30 a.m. New York time on June 8, 2009 .
China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited is one of the three largest airliners in China . The Company was established as a joint stock limited company incorporated in the People’s Republic of China on April 4, 1995 . The Company successfully offered its American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”), H Shares and A Shares in New York , Hong Kong and Shanghai , respectively, and its ADSs, H Shares and A Shares were listed on the New York Stock Exchange, Inc., The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, and the Shanghai Stock Exchange on February 4, 1997 , February 5, 1997 and November 5, 1997 respectively.
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