Hainan Airlines, one of China's 20 frontline international airlines, will be flying into Colombo in the first week of October, marking a new chapter in the annals of Sino-Lanka bilateral relations.
"China has over 20 international airlines, over 30 international airports and we at Hainan have over 200 aircraft and are eagerly awaiting to make inroads into South Asia when we fly Colombo in the first week of October," Hainan Airlines Colombo General Manager Brian Yang told the Daily News yesterday.