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Canton Fair’s latest partnership provides cheap flights for global buyers

China Southern Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer discounts on flights to Guangzhou

The Canton Fair in Guangdong received 195,454 buyers from 213 countries and regions during its last event in spring.
The Canton Fair in Guangdong received 195,454 buyers from 213 countries and regions during its last event in spring.

GUANGZHOU - Buyers rejoice. The 126th China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) has launched an official partnership with China Southern Airlines and Turkish Airlines that will guarantee cost-effective flight offerings to buyers from across the world.

Under the partnership, the promotional campaign will cover North America, Middle East, Europe, Oceania and Asia. Travellers flying China Southern Airlines will be entitled to an 8% discount on first class, business class, premium economy and economy tickets flying into Guangzhou.

Turkish Airlines passengers will enjoy a 10% discount on business class and 5% on economy tickets.

Established since 1957, the Canton Fair is held twice every year - during spring and fall - in Guangzhou.

"Our long and solid partnership with airline companies such as China Southern Airlines and Turkish Airlines not only give benefits to buyers who have built an already flourishing commercial relationship with us ,but also welcomes new buyers from the Belt and Road areas, to discover the emerging business opportunities and production capability of China," said Alan Liu, Deputy Director-General of the Foreign Affairs Office at Canton Fair.

"This spring, we have received 195,454 buyers from 213 countries and regions. Through all these promotions, we are expecting all our partners to join us to build up a global trade network."

A significant platform for domestic and international business, Canton Fair's last exhibition saw a turnover of US$29.73 billion with BRI countries generating US$10.63 billion in export volume to the 64 states, up by 9.9%.

For more information on travel deals, booking tickets to the Fair or on the airline partnership, login to the "BEST (Buyer E-Service Tool)" on the Canton Fair official website invitation.cantonfair.org.cn.