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Air China could operate non-stop Chengdu-Frankfurt service in 2013

16-Aug-2012 12:41 PM

Air China Southwest branch company stated it is optimistic about the geographical advantage that Chengdu offers and is studying the European market with initial plans to launch Chengdu-Frankfurt non-stop service in 2013, according to a Zaobao report. Sichuan Provincial Airport Group market investment department general manager Hu Weidong stated Chengdu Airport, which opened its T2 earlier this month, launched its first all-cargo service to Europe in Paris in Apr-2012, followed by China's first Mumbai service in May-2012 and Vancouver service in Jun-2012, with a planned Melbourne service expected to open within the year.