BRIEF-Air China completes issuance of new shares to raise about 11 bln yuan

March 14 (Reuters) - Air China Ltd

* Says it completes issuance of 1.44 billion new A-shares at

a price no lower than 7.79 per share to raise 11.2 billion yuan

($1.62 billion)

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($1 = 6.9115 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)