More China-Milan flights ahead of World Expo 2015

March 10, 2015 4:19 am 

BEIJING, March 9 — Chinese and Italian Airlines will increase flights between China and Milan ahead of the World Expo 2015, slated to be held in the Italian city from May 1 to October 31.

Air China has increased flights to Milan to 14 times per week, with planes taking off from Beijing and Shanghai each day. The Airbus A330-200 flights are numbered CA949/50 and CA967/8, respectively.

Starting May 1, Alitalia Airlines will launch a new flight linking Milan and Shanghai until the end of the Expo.

China Eastern Airlines also plans a flight between Shanghai and Milan.

Expo 2015, which bears the theme "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life," will focus on tradition, creativity and innovation in the food industry. Over 20 million visitors are expected during the event, according to the expo's official website www.expo2015.org. (PNA/Xinhua)

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