GLOBALink | Passenger flight routes launched between China's Xi'an and Turkmenistan's Ashgabat, Tajikistan's Dushanbe
XI'AN,, May 14 (Xinhua) -- The first passenger flight route between Xi'an, capital of China's northwestern Shaanxi Province, and Ashgabat, capital of Turkmenistan, was officially launched on Saturday.
A similar route between Xi'an and the Tajik capital of Dushanbe will be launched on May 18.
The two routes will mark the complete linkage of passenger flight routes from Xi'an, the starting point of the ancient Silk Road, to the five countries in Central Asia.
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