China Eastern Airlines 6-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16
under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the month of December 2008.
Commission File Number: 001-14550
China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited
(Translation of Registrant’s name into English)
2550 Hongqiao Road
Shanghai, China 200335
(Address of principal executive offices)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F: x Form 20-F ¨ Form 40-F
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If "Yes" is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): n/a
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Certain statements contained in this announcement may be regarded as "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual performance, financial condition or results of operations of the Company to be materially different from any future performance, financial condition or results of operations implied by such forward-looking statements. Further information regarding these risks, uncertainties and other factors is included in the Company's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The forward-looking statements included in this announcement represent the Company's views as of the date of this announcement. While the Company anticipates that subsequent events and developments may cause the Company's views to change, the Company specifically disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements, unless required by applicable laws. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing the Company's views as of any date subsequent to the date of this announcement.
(A joint stock limited company incorporated in the People’s Republic of China with limited liability)
(Stock code: 670)
SUSPENSION OF TRADING
Reference is made to the announcements published by China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited (the “Company”) dated 10 December 2008 and 24 December 2008 in relation to the subscriptions of new A shares and new H shares in the Company by China Eastern Air Holding Company and CES Global Holdings (Hong Kong) Limited respectively (the "Subscription Plan>") and the possible material adjustments to the Subscription Plan.
The Company has made an application to The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange>”) for suspension of trading of its H shares on the Stock Exchange with effect from 9:30 a.m. on Monday, 29 December, 2008 pending release of an announcement by the Company in relation to such material adjustments to the Subscription Plan, which is price sensitive in nature.
The directors of the Company as at the date of this announcement are:
Shanghai, the People’ s Republic of China
29 December 2008