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Asia’s Leading Private Jet Charter award goes to Sino Jet

Sino Jet has announced its strategy for continued growth in Asia Pacific. The company, which has just been awarded two coveted World Travel Awards 2019, has also further expanded in the Greater Bay Area, with the addition of ramp-side maintenance services in Hong Kong under its wider investment into the region. The globally recognised World Travel Awards acknowledge, reward and celebrate excell...

5th Civil Aviation Training International Forum was Successfully Held

The 5th Civil Aviation Training International Forum was successfully held in Sanya, Hainan from September 24th to 25th, 2019. The forum was approved by Foreign Affairs Office of Hainan Province, the People's Republic of China and Foreign Affairs Office of Shanghai Municipality; Hosted by Shanghai Society of Aeronautics, Civil Aircraft Operation Support Technology Sub-committee of CSAA and...

UAS Boosts Ground Service Offering Across China

UAS International Trip Support (UAS) has expanded its capabilities in China and bolstered its client offering by becoming a domestic handling agent providing handling services across the country. With the new UAS China network of dedicated local agents in position, foreign operators will now have easier access to all categories of business airports in the region. Dedicated UAS China agents are...

Beijing Daxing International Airport Relies on Thales and BEST

On September 25 2019 Beijing Daxing International Airport became officially operational!  This mega-airport relies on Thales and BEST to improve safety support capabilities, expand capacity and enhance the operational efficiency of air traffic management. Thales and Beijing EasySky Technology Ltd. (BEST), a joint venture between Thales and Civil Aviation Air Traffic...

Sichuan Airlines inaugural direct flight from Chengdu to Helsinki

At 5:39 am local time on September 16, 2019, Sichuan Airlines flight 3U8271, carrying 278 passengers, landed smoothly at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, marking the success of the airline's maiden non-stop flight from Chengdu, China to Helsinki, Finland. A ceremony for the maiden flight and a promotional event for the launch of the new service were then held by Sichua...

First Autonomous Aerial Vehicle Passenger-carrying Demo Flight

The first passenger-carrying AAV demonstration flight announced by EHang, it took place at the 2019 Northeast Asia Expo. EHang's passenger-grade AAV, EHang 216, has already completed similar public demonstration flights in several other Chinese cities, including at EHang's headquarters in Guangzhou, Lianyungang and Luzhi in Jiangsu province, Taizhou in Zh...

COMAC ARJ21 aircraft demonstration flight in Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau

The route demonstration flight of ARJ21 aircraft in southwestern region of China was officially kicked off with ARJ21 light in the route of Kunming-Lijing-Xishuangbanna-Kunming. The demonstration flight lasted for three days and was carried out in two cross routes and three counter routes among eight airports in Kunming, Lijing, Xishuangbanna, Tengchong, Lincang and Dali. The goa...

EHang Achieves one of the World's First Certificate of Unmanned Aircraft System Safety for AAVs

EHang, an autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) technology platform company, announced that it has become one of the world's first company to achieve certificate of unmanned aircraft system (UAS) safety level II for AAVs through tests of the UAS fence. The certificate was issued by the China Academy of Civil Aviation Science and Technology (CAST) and was internationally recognized among me...

A new way of how drones are used - HEISHA launches new pilot free VTOL fixed wing

HEISHA has recently launched the new unattended system. D.NEST F300, combined the auto-charging station C300 with VTOL fixed wing is available for sale. It's expected to revolutionize the way how drones are used in daily life and it can be used for farm/pasture/privacy land inspection anytime, anywhere. Heisha also released D.NEST D300 and D.NEST S300 (USD 1999) for small areas, which bas...

€53M Worth Contract - establishment of BAA Training China

Avia Solutions Group and Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA) signed a Joint Venture agreement, which marks the start of establishment of new entity BAA Training China. Being a part of Avia Solutions Group, BAA Training together with HNCA will operate a commercial aircraft aviation-training center in Zhengzhou city, Henan province (China) in order to become a pr...

CF34-10A Powered ARJ21 Successfully Completed Genghis Khan Airlines' First Flight

With the successful arrival of Flight 9D5671 in Ulanhot, Mongolia, Genghis Khan Airlines' successfully launched its first flight today on a COMAC ARJ21, powered by CF34-10A engine. As the second operator of CF34-10A-powered ARJ21 aircraft and the first airline with a 100% China-made jet fleet, Genghis Khan Airlines has received two ARJ21 aircraft and plans to have a fleet of 25 aircraft in fiv...

First Stop of Global Demonstration Tour - Embraer’s “TechLion” E195-E2 Visits China

Embraer’s “TechLion” E195-E2  begins its Global Demonstration Tour . The first stop will be Xiamen, China, on July 8th, followed by several stops within China and Asia Pacific during the months of July and August. At each stop, Embraer will show the aircraft’s efficiency and quiet cabin. The E195-E2 is the largest of the three aircraft in the E-Jets E2 f...