TRAVEL Sichuan Airlines to open Chengdu-Cairo direct air route

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Sichuan Airlines to open Chengdu-Cairo direct air route

Xinhua

19:42, October 08, 2018

Sichuan Airlines will open a direct air route linking Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, and Egypt's capital Cairo on October 23, the airline said Sunday.

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Chengdu will become China's third city with direct air services to the capital of Egypt, following Beijing and Guangzhou, said Sichuan Airlines.

The round-trip air service will be offered on each Tuesday and Friday, using the Airbus A330 aircraft.

The opening of Chengdu-Cairo direct air route will further upgrade the connectivity of Chengdu, a comprehensive transport hub of southwestern China, and the world.

Sichuan Airlines is endeavoring to create a global international route network and waypoints along the Belt and Road countries, said Li Haiying, president of Sichuan Airlines Group.

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