Record number of connections to China
Italy held bilateral negotiations on aviation services with China in Beijing a week ago. At the end of the meeting the presidents of both countries’ civil aviation authorities signed a declaration of intent. Its implementation will make Italy the country in Europe with the most air connections to China.
The agreement, which represents a substantial expansion of an accord concluded in 2015, envisages 14 weekly frequencies (up from today’s three), with the option to exercise fifth-freedom traffic rights at four intermediate points and three further points.
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