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New chapter of Sino-European collaboration- China’s Airbus H135 final assembly line starts operations

  Airbus Helicopters has expanded its industrial footprint and partnership with China with the opening of the H135 final assembly line in Qingdao. The factory is the first helicopter FAL built by a foreign manufacturer in China, as well as the first H135 FAL outside of Europe. The opening of this FAL follows a cooperation agreement signed between Airbus Helicopters and China in 2016...

According to Asian Sky Group, Sino Jet is fastest growing operator in China

During ABACE 2019 Asian Sky Group has released statistics, proving that Sino Jet is now the fastest growing operator in China. According to the report, there are 292 jets among the top ten operators in Asia-Pacific, with 39 of these within the Sino Jet fleet. Sino Jet now ranks as the third largest operator in mainland China with the fastest growing fleet. Despite challenges in the...

Cessna-AVIC Aircraft signs eight new Cessna Citation XLS+ for Flight Inspection Role

Cessna-AVIC Aircraft (Zhuhai) Co.has signed agreements with the Flight Inspection Center of CAAC (CFIC) for eight new Cessna Citation XLS+ business jets. Deliveries of the aircraft are expected to take place from 2019 to 2021. The two companies held a signing ceremony today during the Asian Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (ABACE) at the Shanghai Hongqiao Airport. &ld...

Metrojet strengthens capabilities and expertise

Good news for Isle of Man-registered aircraft owners from Metrojet Limited! It's Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) in The Philippines – Metrojet Engineering Clark –  is now able to work on and return to service Isle of Man-registered aircraft. “Metrojet has commenced the building of a new state-of-the-art hangar in Clark to accommodate the growing...

Possibilities at APERTUS are sky high with two new World-class jets

For the first time in China, two brand-new Citation Latitude business jets are now available. It represents next step in fulfilling APERTUS Aviation vision of taking private jet travel to new heights. The collaborationsees APERTUS, which provides high-level charter management services in Asia, working in synergy with Emper in offering a world-class and consistent experience to...

Hongkong Jet, UAS and Honeywell partnership deal at ABACE 2019

Already the the opening day of ABACE 2019 makes you quite busy by reading and discovering latest news and announcements! So here it comes, a partnership deal to be formalised at a signingceremony on the opening day of ABACE 2019 on Tuesday April 16that 2 pm - on UAS booth A123. UAS International Trip Support and Honeywell are joining forces to provide global connecti...

It is showtime for ABACE 2019

It's Showtime for ABACE 2019! Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport is hosting 2019 edition of the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition. Are you ready for latest products, services, equipment and announcements in business aviation for Asia? Jus to remind you, ABACE is held each year in partnership with the Shanghai Airport Authority (SAA) and co-hoste...

What you can expect from Click Aviation Network at ABACE 2019

Do you know Click Aviation Network? Back in 2015 the urpose of initiating a connectivity revolution within the aviation industry.Who? A simple answer - Aiham Bader, who had observed a significant deficiency in strong connections among aviation players and other participants. This time, they have something new before ABACE 2019! Our participation in ABACE2019 marks Click&r...

World’s Largest and Longest-Range Business Jet debuts in China

First time, first public appearance in China during ABACE 2019... World’s Largest and Longest-Range Business Jet... Yes, that's right - Bombardier Global 7500 will be at the airshow, first time since it entered service! “We are thrilled to have the game-changing Global 7500 aircraft on display at ABACE,” said Khader Mattar, Vice President of Sales for the Mi...

CharterPad platform travels to China for premier aviation event

The world of business aviation is getting ready for ABACE 2019, China premier aviation event in Shanghai next week. Looking forward to expand platform’s global reach, CharterPad will be attending ABACE 2019, giving the opportunity to meet thousands of business aviation professionals from around the world. CharterPad team is extremely proud of the tools and features we hav...

Mi-171 helicopter with the VK-2500-03 engines certified in China

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has issued a national type certificate for the Mi-171 helicopter with VK-2500-03 engines. The decision of the Chinese authorities gives Russian Helicopters holding company (part of Rostec State Corporation) an opportunity to supply aircraft of this type to China. “China has about 20 civilian Mi-8/17 helicopters, and we had previously noted...

Personalised, high-end “flying clubs” increase in popularity in China

In 2018, Sino Jet subsidiary, GEOSTAR, has been rising the ranks of specialist travel service providers in China. The company is making a mark on the business aviation industry as specialist “flying clubs” are on the rise in the region. The company says that despite a slowdown in the Chinese economy, it has performed well and retained its position by adapting to market conditions an...