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(Bloomberg) -- High-profile delegates at this year’s World Economic Forum landing at a private airport near Zurich will be transported to Davos via helicopter, the Swiss army said today.

This will be the first time such an arrangement with the airport of Duebendorf has been made, it said in a statement.

China’s Prime Minister Li Keqiang is among government officials who will visit the event, which starts on Jan. 21 in the Alpine town.

To contact the reporter on this story: Catherine Bosley in Zurich at cbosley1@bloomberg.net To contact the editors responsible for this story: Fergal O’Brien at fobrien@bloomberg.net Zoe Schneeweiss, Jan Schwalbe