WUHAN, July 20 (Xinhua) -- Central Hubei Province's Wuhan Tianhe International Airport has launched a new freight route, linking Wuhan, the provincial capital, with Liege in Belgium.
A Boeing 747-400 cargo aircraft, operated by Uni-top Airlines, departed from Liege Airport and arrived at Wuhan at 1:20 p.m. Friday. It will take off from Wuhan at 2 a.m. Saturday morning and arrive at Liege Airport at 5:30 p.m. local time.
The arrived flight was loaded with auto parts produced by Germany and Britain. Electronics, hign-end apparel and machine parts will be loaded on the outbound aircraft.
The regular flight, which can carry up to 200 tonnes of goods, is scheduled to depart from Wuhan every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.