Chinese and Italian airlines will increase flights to two a day between China and Milan ahead of the World Expo 2015, reports the official China News Service.
Air China has increased flights to Milan to 14 times per week, with planes connecting from Beijing and Shanghai each day. The Airbus A330-200 flights are numbered CA949/50 and CA967/8, respectively.
Air China also offers a “fast track” security clearance service for Business class passengers flying from Malpensa or Rome Fiumicino to Shanghai or Beijing, in a dedicated area in each airport.
Starting on 1 May, Alitalia Airlines will launch a new flight linking Milan and Shanghai until the end of the Expo.
China Eastern Airlines also plans a flight between Shanghai and Milan.