The Ireland China Business Association in association with Brown Thomas welcomed Hainan Airlines to Ireland with a reception in the beautiful The Restaurant, Brown Thomas on Thursday, 24th May. The evening was dedicated to welcoming Hainan Airlines and celebrating the new Dublin-Beijing route for which the first flight will take to the skies from Dublin on 12th June.
H.E. Ambassador Dr. Yue along with Dómhnal Slattery, CEO, Avolon, Jon Woolf, Senior VP Aviation Business Development, Dublin Airport and Mr Zhang Yang, Country Manager Ireland, Hainan Airlines made brief addresses.
Susan Barrett, ICBA Chairman welcomed Hainan Airlines to Ireland and also commented that ‘As has been proven in many other destinations, the impact of direct access will prove game changing for bi lateral relations. It is a hugely significant milestone in the history of Ireland China relations’
Above photo: Mr Zhang Yang,Country Manager Ireland, Mr Dómhnal Slattery, CEO, Avolon and H.E. Ambassador Dr. Yue Xiaoyong, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Ireland.
Further photos of the event can be found here.