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Deer Jet Achieves IS-BAO Stage II Registration

Deer Jet, the Asian premier business aviation group, has earned International Standard for Business Aircraft Operation IS-BAO Stage II Registration for its Beijing and Shanghai branches, highlighting the company’s unbreakable commitment to excellence and its adherence to the highest international standards for its Safety Management Systems (SMS). The International Standard for Business Ai...

Deer Jet signs up Strategic Partnership with Chengdu's Shuangliu Government

Deer Jet has signed up a strategic partnership with the government of Chengdu’s Shuangliu District, one of China’s major aviation hubs and home to the country’s fifth busiest airport, as the area rapidly urbanizes and looks to soar with new investment in business aviation areas. The strategic partnership was signed by Shuangliu’s Deputy District Mayor, Zeng Hu and Deer J...

Deer Jet Launches VIP Japan Cherry Blossom Tours

After the success of its private jet travel itineraries, this year China-based premier private jet operator Deer Jet has announced the launching of new bespoke travel itineraries beginning with Japan favourite cherry blossom season between March and April. For this trip, Deer Jet is using its newest fleet of Gulfstream G550 and G450 aircraft to deliver its internationally awarded luxury hospita...

HondaJet China holds opening ceremony at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport

Honda Aircraft Company, announced that HondaJet China (Honsan General Aviation Co., Ltd.) held an event to celebrate their new FBO facilities' opening at the business jet terminal being constructed in Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, Guangzhou, China. Many were present during the ceremony, including Guangzhou local government officials, Mr. Zhou Yuxi, Chairman of Honsa...

HNA General Aviation Set to Help Alleviate Poverty in China

Chinese General Aviation has received a new revamp after Chinese key political leaders announced new norms for socioeconomic development at the closing of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC). The new norms are aimed to alleviate poverty in China by promoting investment in neglected economic sectors and encouraging private businesses to shift efforts and prioritize in s...

CFM concludes $9.1 billion U.S. agreements during French state visit to China

In conjunction with French President Emmanuel Macron’s state visit to China earlier this week, CFM International concluded agreements and Memorandums of Understanding for new engine orders and long-term support agreements covering nearly 500 CFM engines. The total value of the agreements is $9.1 billion U.S. at list price. The agreements include: Spring Airline: $2.9 billion covering i...

HNA General Aviation Invests in Future Generations of Aviators

China is set to become one of the largest General Aviation markets in the world after the release of new guidelines by the Chinese State Council promoting investment and easing technicalities for operators. In a country with 1.3 million people and the largest consumer market in the world, only 300 general aviation airports, 281 general aviation operators and 1,874 general aviation aircraft existed...

Business MRO in China – rise of trade in rotables

With an average fleet age of 8 years, most Chinese business aircraft operators are still covered by aircraft warranty. If, however, they find themselves in need of acquiring new parts, these tend to come from relatively young fleets. As these fleets are inevitably aging, in the near future the rotable aircraft parts market in China is expected to grow. With multiple booming industries and the...

World's largest amphibious aircraft takes off in China

China’s homegrown AG600, the world’s largest amphibious aircraft in production, took to the skies on Sunday for its maiden flight. The plane, codenamed Kunlong, according to the state news agency Xinhua, took off from the southern city of Zhuhai and landed after a flight of roughly an hour. With a wingspan of 38.8 metres (127ft) and powered by four turboprop engines, the aircraft...

Gulfstream Beijing Marks Five Years of Operations

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently celebrated five years of successful operations at Gulfstream Beijing, its company-owned service center in China. The facility, a joint venture between Gulfstream and HNA Technic, was the first factory-owned business-jet service center in China when it opened in November 2012. “Gulfstream Beijing is a valuable resource for Beijing-based operators and tho...

HNA General Aviation Explores New Models to Support Building China’s “Belt and Road”

General Aviation has became the focus in China after the State Council released “Guidelines to Promote the Development of the General Aviation Industry” which are aimed to building new infrastructure, breaking restrictions and promoting private investment in the field. In addition to the new political environment, the construction of China’s ambitious "Belt and Road" pr...

For Third Consecutive Year Deer Jet wins as “World’s Leading Private Jet Charter”

The World Travel Awards (WTA), the travel industry’s leading awards programme, reunited hundreds of leaders representing the best of the world’s hospitality for a glamorous night at the JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay. And for third year on a row, Deer Jet has been selected as the “World’s Leading Private Jet Charter”. Once more, Deer Jet has showcased its superio...