Athens To Beijing Direct Flight Service Expected September 2017
- by XpatAthens
- Monday, 22 May 2017
Direct flights between Greece and China are expected to launch in September 2017, according to Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. PM Tsipras stated that a direct air connection between Athens and Beijing as of September is expected to increase the number of Chinese tourists coming to Greece.
According to recently released data, the number of Chinese travelers visiting Greece could reach one million by 2021.
Referring to Greece as a country with rich cultural heritage and a leader in world tourism, Tsipras said that Greece particularly appreciates the importance of China’s initiative for people-to-people contacts, cultural exchanges and tourism.
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