Guangzhou opens first low-cost direct air route to Yangon
The first low-cost direct air route connecting Guangzhou city in south China and Yangon, Myanmar opened on Sunday, announced a Guangzhou-based low-cost airline.
The first cheap direct air route connecting Guangzhou city in south China and Yangon, Myanmar opens on Oct. 28, 2018. [Photo: Chinanews.com]
This is the second international air route 9 Air, a subsidiary of Juneyao Airlines, has opened after its other route linking Guangzhou with Mandalay, Myanmar.
Yangon and Mandalay are the two largest cities in Myanmar, attracting many Chinese tourists and businessmen with interests in jewelry, wood and agricultural trade. The two air routes are expected to greatly facilitate bilateral trade and tourism.
Myanmar is an important country participating in the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative, as it connects China, Southeast Asia and South Asia.
(Source_title：Guangzhou opens first low-cost direct air route to Yangon)