China Eastern Airlines flight from Shanghai to HK encounters malfunction, safely diverts to Xiamen

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China Eastern Airlines

3rd December 2023 – (Shanghai) China Eastern Airlines flight traveling from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hong Kong experienced a malfunction mid-flight. The aircraft, with the flight number MU721 and an Airbus A330-300 model, safely diverted and landed in Xiamen, Fujian province at 9.59am for further inspection.

Following the announcement of the aircraft malfunction, China Eastern Airlines took immediate action to ensure the safety of the flight. The crew followed proper procedures and made the decision to divert the flight to Xiamen for a thorough inspection. The airline emphasised its commitment to providing excellent customer service and assured passengers that their travel arrangements would be arranged as quickly as possible. China Eastern Airlines expressed deep regret for any inconvenience caused to the passengers of the affected flight.