Turkey's Istanbul Airport launched a "Chinese Friendly Airport" project on Sept. 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Osman Orsal)
A special project "Chinese Friendly Airport" is launched in Turkey's Istanbul Airport on Sept. 22, aimed to provide unique experience for Chinese traverls.
ISTANBUL, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Turkey's Istanbul Airport launched a "Chinese Friendly Airport" project on Tuesday.
At the launching ceremony, Kadri Samsunlu, CEO of the airport, said the project was designed to provide unique experience for the Chinese travelers and make them feel "at home."
He said "passenger-friendly" applications dedicated to the Chinese tourists were adopted.
In line with the project, exclusive check-in areas are reserved for passengers arriving from China, while flight information and ticket processing screens are also available in Chinese.
Chinese speaking staff with unique uniforms would also be at the service of Chinese travelers, and Chinese signs were placed in almost every spot of the airport.
"China is an important country for us. We have deep-rooted historical, cultural, and economic relations," Samsunlu said.
Cui Wei, the Chinese consul general in Istanbul, said he hopes that these measures will further promote friendly exchanges between the two peoples. ■