Hainan to increase international flights from 57 to 100 within 3 years
According to Deputy Director-General of the Foreign and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of Hainan Province Ms. Dai Zhen, during a meeting with a delegation of Ukrainian journalists, China plans to establish a free port system in Hainan province, turn the island into a tourism hub and open direct flights between the province and Ukraine.
"Now we have only 57 international flights. In 2-3 years we plan to increase the number to 100. There are good prospects to open a direct flight to Ukraine," she told reporters at the meeting, noting that this was the first visit of the Ukrainian delegation of journalists, which coincided with the date of the announcement of the abolition of visas for Ukrainians travelling to Hainan.
As reported, visa requirement for citizens of 59 countries travelling to the Chinese province of Hainan will be canceled from May 1, 2018.