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New cargo flight route links Hangzhou, Tokyo

23 Sep 2020, 16:18 GMT+10

An artist works on the replica of Bakohan at his studio in Longquan, east China's Zhejiang Province, May 7, 2020. Bakohan is a tea bowl made in Longquan, China, and gifted to Japan during the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). During the era of Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), Bakouhan was found to have cracks and was then sent to China to be fixed. The bowl is now displayed in the Tokyo National Museum. (Xinhua/Weng Xinyang)

HANGZHOU, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- A cargo flight route has officially opened between Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, and Tokyo in Japan.

The first aircraft, loaded with exports, departed from Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport on Tuesday afternoon and arrived in Tokyo more than three hours later.

The aircraft was operated by YTO Express Group, a leading express delivery firm in China. The company will operate five cargo flights between the two cities each week. ■

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