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First direct flight connecting China and Cuba lands in Havanna

English.news.cn   2015-12-28 20:37:01

BEIJING, Dec.28 (Xinhuanet) -- The first direct flight connecting China and Cuba has landed in Havana.

The Cuban government held a ceremony at the airport. The Air China plane left Beijing on Sunday.

It is China's first direct route to the Caribbean region.

The direct flight, with a stop in Montreal for refuelling, shortens the flight time to around 19 hours.

In 2014, nearly 30,000 Chinese tourists visited Cuba. China is also Cuba's second largest trade partner.

(Source: CNTV.cn)

 

Editor: Mengjiao Liu
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First direct flight connecting China and Cuba lands in Havanna

English.news.cn 2015-12-28 20:37:01

BEIJING, Dec.28 (Xinhuanet) -- The first direct flight connecting China and Cuba has landed in Havana.

The Cuban government held a ceremony at the airport. The Air China plane left Beijing on Sunday.

It is China's first direct route to the Caribbean region.

The direct flight, with a stop in Montreal for refuelling, shortens the flight time to around 19 hours.

In 2014, nearly 30,000 Chinese tourists visited Cuba. China is also Cuba's second largest trade partner.

(Source: CNTV.cn)

 

[Editor: Mengjiao Liu]
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