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Air China flies to Budapest, Minsk

Staff writer ▼ | May 4, 2015
Air China's Beijing-Budapest route was officially inaugurated on Friday evening, when its Airbus 330-200 landed at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport.
Air China Budapest
New routes   Airbus 330-200 goes from China to Hungary
On the way to Budapest the flight stops once, in Minsk, Belarus, but the return trip from Budapest to Beijing is non-stop.

Air China also starts direct flight from Beijing to Minsk, Belarus. The Chinese flag carrier will fly on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday to Budapest, Hungary, via Minsk. The return flight will be direct from Budapest.

The flight is in line with China's Belt and Road Initiative, the company said.

The Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road are international trade and infrastructure projects proposed by President Xi Jinping when he visited Central Asia and Southeast Asia in September and October of 2013.

The Belt and Road routes run through the continents of Asia, Europe and Africa, connecting vibrant East Asia economic circle at one end and developed European economic circle at the other.