China's President Xi Jinping and first lady Peng Liyuan arrive in Everett, in Washington state, on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

Frugal globetrotter President Xi Jinping flies Air China rather than a special ‘Air Force One’

China said to have almost introduced special presidential plane modified in the US in 2001, only to find 27 listening devices hidden inside - a claim that Beijing has never confirmed or denied

Topic |   Xi's US Visit 2015
China's President Xi Jinping and first lady Peng Liyuan arrive in Everett, in Washington state, on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
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