GLOBALink | China's Xiamen Airlines launches new route connecting Chongqing, Kuala Lumpur
KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 (Xinhua) -- China's Xiamen Airlines has opened a new direct route from China's Chongqing Municipality to Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur.
The route's maiden flight touched down at Kuala Lumpur International Airport Terminal 1 on Monday, with the passengers welcomed by Tourism Minister Tiong King Sing, Tourism Malaysia Director-General Ammar Abd Ghapar, Xiamen Airlines general manager in Malaysia Gao Yashuang and Zhang Jiexin, the director of the China Cultural Center in Kuala Lumpur.
Malaysia welcomes tourists from China and expects more direct flights from other Chinese cities, said Tiong King Sing.
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