Changjiang Weekly becomes in-flight newspaper for first Wuhan-London direct flight
Aspecial issue of Changjiang Weekly was prepared in honor of the first direct flight between Wuhan and London. Copies were presented to guests attending the ceremony for the Inaugural Wuhan-London direct flight and commercial signing. In addition, 100 copies of the newspaper were given to the English-speaking passengers on board.
Changjiang Weekly produced the in-flight edition to provide a guide to the city and articles about Wuhan-U.K. relations. In this special issue there is a collection of articles that provides information about many aspects of Wuhan. The paper provided passengers with a basic knowledge about Wuhan's economic development, urban planning, culture, educational system, major upcoming events, tourist attractions, and trade and cultural exchanges between Wuhan and the U.K. The special edition entertained readers with a fascinating article that deals with the Wuhan Water Garden that appeared in the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and a historical account of British botanist E. H. Wilson's link with Shennongjia.
Both Martin Walley, the Vice Consul General of the British ConsulateGeneral Wuhan, and Jeff Astle, the Executive Director at the China-Britain Business Council, said that Changjiang Weekly's special issue was informative and helpful for expatriates who want to know more about Wuhan.