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Chinese Air Cargo Giant Offers New Dubai Service

New service tightens Dubai and Chinese relations

TLME News Service

Chinese air cargo carrier Uni-top Airlines is set to operate a new flight between Kunming, China and Dubai.

A statement from Uni-top read: "In order to support the development of civil aviation and trade between China and the UAE, Uni-top airlines is planning to operate Boeing 747 freighter flight with three flights per week between Kunming and Dubai."

Zhang Changsheng of Kunming said: "We expect to strengthen joint airline and tourism market in order to push the development of bilateral economy and trade."

China and the UAE have made big strides in forming a solid trading relationship in recent months, with much of the collaboration and investment focussed around the supply chain.

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Khalil Lamrabet, Director of Aviation Business Management in Dubai Airports, said: "Strengthening tourism, trade and commercial links between China and the UAE is a key strategy for Dubai Airports."

The air cargo sector maintained as positive outlook in August and has seen year-on-year increases throughout 2018.

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