China Eastern Airlines (CEA) has announced its flight flew from Jinan to Milan fully loaded with over 20 tons of supplies, the company said.
This is CEA´s 22nd flight transporting medical equipment directly from China to Italy.
CEA performed 300 cargo flights per week recently. As of May, CEA performed accumulatively 4,000 flights involved in humanitarian and relief missions, carried 23,000 medical personnel and transported 10,000 tons of medical supplies among 20 countries across the globe.
On March 12, CEA brought 9 Chinese medical experts and 9 tons of supplies to Rome, which is the first international aiding flight received by Italy. Up to now, 3 groups of medical experts and 200 tons of medical supplies have been delivered to Italy by CEA.
Headquartered in Shanghai, CEA is one of China´s three major airlines with 18 subsidiary companies and 109 sales offices worldwide.