WORLD Belgium's airport officially inaugurates new 'Air Silk Road' cargo routes to China

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Belgium's airport officially inaugurates new 'Air Silk Road' cargo routes to China

Xinhua

17:24, September 25, 2020

Marcel Buelens, chief executive officer (CEO) of Antwerp and Ostend-Bruges Airports, speaks at a ceremony marking the opening of new "Air Silk Road" cargo routes between China and Belgium, in Ostend-Bruges International Airport, Ostend, Belgium, Sept. 24, 2020. Ostend-Bruges International Airport in Belgium held a ceremony on Thursday to officially mark the opening of new "Air Silk Road" cargo routes between China and Belgium. The airport has worked closely with the Beijing Hongyuan Group to open direct cargo flights to major Chinese cities such as Shanghai in East China, Shijiazhuang in North China and Nanchang in South China. The group had been conducting test flights at Ostend-Bruges airport since early August. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

Cao Zhongming, Chinese ambassador to Belgium, speaks at a ceremony marking the opening of new "Air Silk Road" cargo routes between China and Belgium, in Ostend-Bruges International Airport, Ostend, Belgium, Sept. 24, 2020. Ostend-Bruges International Airport in Belgium held a ceremony on Thursday to officially mark the opening of new "Air Silk Road" cargo routes between China and Belgium. The airport has worked closely with the Beijing Hongyuan Group to open direct cargo flights to major Chinese cities such as Shanghai in East China, Shijiazhuang in North China and Nanchang in South China. The group had been conducting test flights at Ostend-Bruges airport since early August. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

Marcel Buelens, chief executive officer (CEO) of Antwerp and Ostend-Bruges Airports, speaks at a ceremony marking the opening of new "Air Silk Road" cargo routes between China and Belgium, in Ostend-Bruges International Airport, Ostend, Belgium, Sept. 24, 2020. Ostend-Bruges International Airport in Belgium held a ceremony on Thursday to officially mark the opening of new "Air Silk Road" cargo routes between China and Belgium. The airport has worked closely with the Beijing Hongyuan Group to open direct cargo flights to major Chinese cities such as Shanghai in East China, Shijiazhuang in North China and Nanchang in South China. The group had been conducting test flights at Ostend-Bruges airport since early August. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

Carl Decaluwe, governor of the Belgian province of West Flanders, speaks at a ceremony marking the opening of new "Air Silk Road" cargo routes between China and Belgium, in Ostend-Bruges International Airport, Ostend, Belgium, Sept. 24, 2020. Ostend-Bruges International Airport in Belgium held a ceremony on Thursday to officially mark the opening of new "Air Silk Road" cargo routes between China and Belgium. The airport has worked closely with the Beijing Hongyuan Group to open direct cargo flights to major Chinese cities such as Shanghai in East China, Shijiazhuang in North China and Nanchang in South China. The group had been conducting test flights at Ostend-Bruges airport since early August. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

Cao Zhongming, Chinese ambassador to Belgium, speaks at a ceremony marking the opening of new "Air Silk Road" cargo routes between China and Belgium, in Ostend-Bruges International Airport, Ostend, Belgium, Sept. 24, 2020. Ostend-Bruges International Airport in Belgium held a ceremony on Thursday to officially mark the opening of new "Air Silk Road" cargo routes between China and Belgium. The airport has worked closely with the Beijing Hongyuan Group to open direct cargo flights to major Chinese cities such as Shanghai in East China, Shijiazhuang in North China and Nanchang in South China. The group had been conducting test flights at Ostend-Bruges airport since early August. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

Marcel Buelens, chief executive officer (CEO) of Antwerp and Ostend-Bruges Airports, speaks to media after a ceremony marking the opening of new "Air Silk Road" cargo routes between China and Belgium, in Ostend-Bruges International Airport, Ostend, Belgium, Sept. 24, 2020. Ostend-Bruges International Airport in Belgium held a ceremony on Thursday to officially mark the opening of new "Air Silk Road" cargo routes between China and Belgium. The airport has worked closely with the Beijing Hongyuan Group to open direct cargo flights to major Chinese cities such as Shanghai in East China, Shijiazhuang in North China and Nanchang in South China. The group had been conducting test flights at Ostend-Bruges airport since early August. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

Carl Decaluwe, governor of the Belgian province of West Flanders, speaks at a ceremony marking the opening of new "Air Silk Road" cargo routes between China and Belgium, in Ostend-Bruges International Airport, Ostend, Belgium, Sept. 24, 2020. Ostend-Bruges International Airport in Belgium held a ceremony on Thursday to officially mark the opening of new "Air Silk Road" cargo routes between China and Belgium. The airport has worked closely with the Beijing Hongyuan Group to open direct cargo flights to major Chinese cities such as Shanghai in East China, Shijiazhuang in North China and Nanchang in South China. The group had been conducting test flights at Ostend-Bruges airport since early August. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

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