China Southern Airlines plans to operate direct flights from Guangzhou to historical cities of Uzbekistan

    Transport 22 February 2023 1507

    On February 21, diplomats of the Consulate General of Uzbekistan in Guangzhou met with the Deputy Director General of China Southern Airlines, Siao Yong, to identify promising areas of cooperation.

    At the meeting, the Chinese side was presented with full information about the tourism potential of our country and trade relations between the two countries.

    In particular, it was proposed to deepen cooperation in the field of tourism and launch flights on the routes "Guangzhou - Tashkent - Guangzhou" and "Guangzhou - Samarkand - Guangzhou", which will directly serve to increase tourist flows from southern China, the news agency "Dunyo" reports.

    Deputy General Director of the company Siao Yong, in turn, expressed gratitude for the offer of a meeting and said that the company currently operates flights on the route "Urumchi - Tashkent - Urumchi" and plans to operate flights to Uzbekistan on the route "Beijing - Tashkent - Beijing" from this summer.

    The company also expressed its readiness to attract Chinese tourists by holding comprehensive presentations on the tourism potential of Uzbekistan in the south of China, as well as considering the possibility of launching the Guangzhou-Tashkent-Guangzhou flight.

    Xiao Yong welcomed the opening of the Consulate General of Uzbekistan in Guangzhou and stressed that the acceleration of obtaining entry visas will help increase the flow of tourists.