The heads of SEA, the airport management company of Milan, and XI'AN XIANYANG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT CO., LTD in the presence of Liang Gui, Deputy Governor of Shaanxi, signed the "Memorandum of Understanding" for the development of a strategic cooperation project that includes the increase of new routes between the international airport of Milan Malpensa and that of Xi'an, the most important airport in the province of Shaanxi.
The main objective will be to establish an air connection between Milan Malpensa and Xi'an, the capital of the province of Shaanxi, for the development of passenger traffic and the promotion of the respective destinations.
In recent years, the Italy China Foundation has supported SEA thanks to the intervention of the School of Continuing Education, which presented to the Vice Governor of the Province of Shaanxi the actions carried out within the Chinese Friendly Airport project, such as airport translations and the Shopping service Helpers.
"The airport authorities of XI'AN XIANYANG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT and the Vice Governor of the Province of Shaanxi - said Armando Brunini, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of SEA - appreciated our will to contribute to the development of tourism and air traffic between two of the most important regions important countries. 2020 will be the nodella of culture and tourism between Italy and China and this partnership, which is part of the "Belt and Road" initiative, will contribute to bringing the two countries closer together. I am very satisfied - continues Brunini - of SEA's work with airport representatives and local authorities, but we hope that the Government will be sensitive to a greater openness towards a liberalization between the two nations thanks to bilateral agreements. "
"SEA is one of the ten largest airport operators in Europe for freight and passenger traffic - said Mr. Ma Zhonghua, Deputy General Manager of XXIA - and Milan Malpensa airport is one of the most important international airports in Europe, while the international airport of XI 'AN XIANYANG is the largest airport in north-western China as well as one of the main Chinese international hubs It is a great honor for us to sign this "MOU" with SEA We have reached the joint decision to strengthen the future cooperation on Xi'an-Milan to build a new air link along the Silk Road. "