Local airline Air Macau has launched a direct flight between the city and Qingdao, marking the 18th direct route of the company to Mainland China, LUSA has reported.
Four flights per week will operate on the newly established route.
The Marketing Director of the airline, Eric Fong, remarked that the new route will offer Chinese tourists another option to visit Macau.
Fong also disclosed that the airline is planning to launch more routes in Southeast Asia, with more news about the plan to come next month.
He said further that the number of passengers using Air Macau since January has grown 17 per cent when compared to the same period a year ago.
The Macau International Airport launched a tender last week regarding the expansion of the airport’s southern passenger terminal, following record passenger growth.