One More Chinese Airline Made Debut Flight at Phnom Penh International Airport

AKP Phnom Penh, One more Chinese airline launched here yesterday its thrice weekly service from/to Shenzhen, one of the region major metropolis located in the South-eastern of China.

A Shenzhen Airlines' aircraft touched down at 13:56. The welcoming of the maiden flight included a water cannon salute as it moved down out of the taxiway and, at the terminal, traditional Khmer garlands were offered to the 161 passengers on board.

Shenzhen Airlines is the 7th Chinese airlines to service China from Phnom Penh International Airport. 4 Cambodian carriers also operate routes to/from China.

Mr. A�ric Delobel, CEO of Cambodia Airports, the company developing and operating Cambodia's network of international airports said it has been a market that has gained prominence with developing inbound and outbound traffics. Most of China's major cities has established air links with our airports and that has been benefitting to passengers as they have a full array of travel options with more destinations, airlines, and frequencies.

Our route development efforts in attracting more Chinese airlines and passengers have been rewarded handsomely this year. Cambodian authorities and tourism stakeholders have played a key role in today's success, he underlined.

In 2017, traffic growth from China has been a prevailing trend with a new milestone at Cambodia's 3 international airports as the 1-million Chinese passengers mark has been crossed.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press