Direct flights from Athens to Beijing to be launched in September

Direct flights from Athens to Beijing are expected to be launched in September and enhance tourism development, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said during his speech at the 2nd Greek-Chinese Chinese City Forum in Beijing on Saturday.

He pointed out that 2017 is a year of cultural exchanges between Greece and China, and China will be the honored country at the Thessaloniki International Fair next September and has proposed the implementation of exchange programs for students between the two countries.