On May 9th, a MA600 aircraft in service with a Laos operator was dispatched to transfer a China health aid group and medical materials from Vientiane Wadai International Airport to Luangbula airport, aiming to support the campaign against COVID-19 in the North Lao region.
Before the mission, China and Lao inaugurated their 60th anniversary of establishing a diplomatic relationships on April 25th, and China had sent the medical group of 25 members to Lao on May 4th.
MA60/MA600 is a regional aircraft developed by AVIC. More than 110 MA60/600 has been delivered worldwide. Since 2006, 8 MA60/600 aircraft have been in service with the Lao operator for civil airline transport, government mission, emergency rescue and other purposes.
Lao is the first customer of MA60/600 in Asia.