Allegheny County Chief Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Allegheny County Airport Authority CEO Christina Cassotis are headed to China this week to pitch flights to and from Pittsburgh.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported on the trip Wednesday, which it said was aimed at airlines and tour operators.

Adding international service has been a major initiative during Cassotis’ time at Pittsburgh International Airport, which started in 2014 when there was only seasonal service to Paris on Delta Air Lines.…