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The SSJ 100 program was presented at the FIDAE-2018 air show

SCAC took part in international aviation show FIDAE-2018 in Santiago, Chile, and presented Superjet 100 project there. The IATA Wings of Changes conference became one of the most important platforms for SSJ100 promotion. It gathered the airline representatives and aircraft manufacturers participating in FIDAE-2018 together. A number of air carriers of Latin America showed interest to differe...

Hongkong Jet Set to Expand Operations in Greater China

Hong Kong-based private jet operator Hongkong Jet is planning to expand its service and maintenance operations across Mainland China. A subsidiary of HNA General Aviation Group and sister company of Asia’s largest business aviation company Deer Jet, Hongkong Jet will upgrade and expand its HKAR-145 maintenance capabilities to include approval to certify the Gulfstream G550 to 144MOS/12C leve...

Beijing Capital Helicopter Becomes China's First HAI Accredited Helicopter Operation

Beijing Capital Helicopters, a subsidiary of HNA General Aviation Group, has become the first helicopter operation in China to be accredited by the Helicopter Association International Accreditation Program of Safety (HAI-APS).  HAI-APS is a voluntary program that helps helicopter operators reduce accident and incident rates by improving their safety cultures. The program utilizes the Inte...

HNA General Aviation Sees Demand Growth during Chinese New Year

As many of China’s more the 1.3 billion citizens seek for more reliable and comfortable ways of traveling during the peak season of the massive Chinese New Year, called the largest annual human migration, HNA General Aviation Investment Group (HNA General Aviation) saw demand for its helicopter and private jet charter services expanding across de country. HNA General Aviation’s...

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...