An Airbus A330-200 aircraft carrying the livery of China Eastern Airlines, landing at Vancouver International airport on June 18, 2017. Photo: Handout

Beijing thunderstorms return China Eastern’s flight MU5331 twice to Shanghai, taking 17 hours to get back to its origin

  • Flight MU5331 by China Eastern Airlines made two failed attempts to reach Beijing from Shanghai, turned back each time by extreme weather in the Chinese capital
  • Chinese airports and airlines have frequently ranked as among the least reliable in taking off on time, according to aviation surveys
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An Airbus A330-200 aircraft carrying the livery of China Eastern Airlines, landing at Vancouver International airport on June 18, 2017. Photo: Handout
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