New Milan-Haikou Freight Charter Route Brings Key Goods Direct to Duty Free Retailers in Hainan – The Moodie Davitt Report
CHINA (HAINAN). To give a boost to travel retailers in Hainan, a new fashion partnership announced the opening of the first international line of charter freight flights direct from Milan to Hainan, the Chinese Information Network reports.
On June 7, the China-Europe Fashion Express platform – formed in May and unveiled at the recent China International Consumer Product Expo in Hainan – presented the Milan-Haikou international freight route.
During an 11-hour direct cargo charter flight, China Southern Airlines CZ8054 transported duty-free goods including Italian and Swiss cosmetics, clothing, luggage and other fashion items to the airport international Haikou Meilan from the European Fashion Center in Milan. The Italian city is described in the report as “the largest producer of fashionable consumer goods in Europe”.
Leaders from Hainan Provincial Transportation Department, Hainan Provincial Commerce Department, Haikou Municipal Government, Haikou Global Bonded Zone and China Southern Airlines Logistics Co. witnessed the flight landing in Haikou. .
Previously, international fashion consumer goods such as cosmetics, household goods and high-end fashion from the Italian-Swiss Economic Area could only enter the Hainan Free Trade Port through indirect air links. or by boat. This meant a delay of seven to 60 days for the delivery of the goods.
Footnote: Fortnightly, the Moodie Davitt Report publishes Hainan Curated, in association with Foreo, a selection of all recent stories from the offshore duty-free sector in Hainan Province.
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