First regular Chinese flight touches down in Sihanoukville

Publication date 27 January 2023 | 16:51 | ICT

The first of Chinese-owned Ruili Airlines' resumed regular flights to Sihanoukville touched down on January 27, with a total of 104 passengers aboard.



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