Expert Suggestions for Zhengzhou-Luxembourg Aerial Silk Road
On September 8, at the Second Aerial Silk Road International Forum, the Aerial Silk Road between Zhengzhou and Luxembourg became a hot topic with its good practice in promoting local economy’s opening-up and government’s active participation in the Belt and Road Initiative by civil aviation industry, relying on high-quality development and outstanding performance in anti-pandemic battle.
Anti-pandemic fighting brings new opportunities to this Aerial Silk Road
Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel remarked in the video that with our joint efforts, a world-class air logistics ecosystem is emerging. During the COVID-19 epidemic, the Aerial Silk Road becomes the vital lifeline for Luxembourg and other European countries as a bridge in the air.
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The vital lifeline built by the Aerial Silk Road is more expected and urgent than at any other time.
“The growing data of Cargolux Airlines and Zhongyuan Longhao Airlines showed a strong resilience of the Aerial Silk Road between Zhengzhou and Luxembourg. This lifeline in COVID-19 epidemic has been developed into the bloodline in dual circulation pattern and will have a great bright future.” Cao Yunchun, a professor at Civil Aviation University of China, told the reporter.
Typical project brings a fresh look
Henan’s typical project has started a fresh chapter. Several years ago, this “experiment field” was cultivating into a “high-yield plot” covering civil aviation transport, aircraft leasing, general aviation, flight training, etc.
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Zhao Lei, a professor at the Institute of International Strategy, Party School of the Central Committee, remarked that the Aerial Silk Road between Zhengzhou and Luxembourg opened up an “experiment field” for inland provinces to expand opening-up. Zhai Dongsheng, head of the National Development and Reform Commission’s Belt and Road Construction Promotion Center, also thought highly of the Aerial Silk Road between Zhengzhou and Luxembourg, adding that “it can be regarded as one of the high-quality model projects that the inland provinces participate in the Belt and Road Initiative”.
At the forum, Henan Civil Aviation Development & Investment Co., Ltd signed cooperation agreements respectively with China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Co., Ltd, Simaero Holding Co., Ltd, China Certification & Inspection Group and JD Group for bilateral exchanges and cooperation in different types of services such as general aviation training, simulator technical service, animal inspection and quarantine, e-commerce supply chain, etc.
The COVID-19 epidemic cannot block the confidence and action of working together for win-win cooperation. Vin-centHieff, consulate general of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in Shanghai, remarked that the wider Aerial Silk Road between Zhengzhou and Luxembourg will push Henan closer to the world and the idea of a community with a shared future for mankind to gain greater popularity.
疫情阻断不了携手共进、合作共赢的信心和行动。“郑州—卢森堡‘空中丝绸之路’必将越飞越广，河南与世界的距离会更近，而人类命运共同体的理念也将更加深入人心。”卢森堡驻上海总领事Vin-centHieff表示。（中文来源/河南日报 翻译/赵汉青 审校/李文竞）