Cargo route from Xi'an to Tashkent resumes operations
A B757-200F all-cargo plane operated by YTO Airlines departed from Xi'an Xianyang International Airport en route to Tashkent International Airport in Uzbekistan on March 4 – marking the resumption of the cargo route from Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province.
Staff members at YTO Airlines celebrate the resumption of the Xi'an-Tashkent all-cargo route. [Photo/Xi'an news network]
The Xi'an-Tashkent all-cargo route is being operated twice a week. The outbound flight mainly carries electronics products such as mobile phones and chips, as well as e-commerce goods like clothing and daily necessaries.
The inbound flight will ship in special products, such as pine nuts imported from Afghanistan and cherries from Central Asia.
Last minute preparations take place for the cargo plane from Xi'an to Tashkent. [Photo/Xi'an news network]
On each trip, the inbound and outbound flights will carry more than 50 metric tons of cargo and during the course of the year, 2,500 tons of freight will be transported.
The Xi'an-Tashkent all-cargo route is expected to have a positive effect on the Xi'an-Almaty all-cargo route that has been operating stably, achieving stable air transport capacity from Xi'an to Central Asia.