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HondaJet Elite deliveries to China has begun

Honda Aircraft Company has begun deliveries of the HondaJet Elite to China. This first HondaJet Elite was delivered by Honda Aircraft Company at its world headquarters in Greensboro, NC to its exclusive dealer in China, Honsan General Aviation Co., Ltd. The first delivery to China comes after receiving Chinese type certification from the Civil Aviation Admin...

EHang Debuts In-City Demo Flight for Commercial Sightseeing Operations

EHang announced its strategic partnership with property developer Heli Chuangxin Real Estate to build out an urban air mobility demonstration project in Guangzhou. This is a major milestone as EHang prepares for the launch of commercial operations of its much-anticipated autonomous flying taxis.Under the terms of the partnership agreement, Heli Chuangxin and EHang are committed to b...

Delivery of 100th ARJ 21 Landing Gear Strut - Liebherr LAMC Aviation

A major milestone achieved by Liebherr LAMC Aviation – the delivery of the 100th landing gear strut from Changsha for COMAC's twin-engined regional jet ARJ21 program. Since the first delivery ceremony for the ARJ21's landing gear struts took place in 2016, a lot has happened at Liebherr LAMC Aviation (Changsha) Co., Ltd. The successful joint venture is not only celebra...

The next level of China airlines and airports automation

Airlines and airports in China are moving to another level of passenger service. They are embracing artificial intelligence and automation to provide the hyper-personalized self-service experience their passengers are demanding. According to the SITA 2019 China IT Insights, shared today, China’s airlines and airports are using these technologies to expand mobile services and automating the j...

7th China Aeronautical Materials and Process Summit was a success

In recent years, with the continuous development of the aviation industry, advanced composite materials have begun to be applied on a large scale in the aerospace field with their high-performance, multifunctional and intelligent features, and gradually applied from the sub force - bearing component to major force - bearing component. At the same time, as a basic industry of the national economy,...

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...