China GA News Roundup - Nov 17, 2015

17 November 2015
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Over 150 Cities Want to Build Aviation Industrial Parks

In their rush to follow a trend which may damage industry development, over 150 Chinese cities want to build Aviation Industrial Parks, with 70% of those planning to include aircraft manufacturing. Read Chinese article

Embraer Co-Hosts 2015 CAAC Regional Aviation Forum

The event held in Guiyang November 3-5 was attended by over 200 government officials, airline executives and other professionals. Policies, challenges and opportunities for regional and general aviation were discussed. Read Chinese article

Airbus to Build Helicopters in Qingdao

As the city of Qingdao pushes general aviation development, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and German Chancellor Merkel witnessed the signing of an agreement between Qingdao and Airbus Helicopters which will see a H135 helicopter assembly line established in the city. Read Chinese article

Zhejiang Province Announces GA Airport Plans

The “Plan for the Development of General Aviation Airports in Zhejiang Province” published by the the Zhejiang Development and Reform Commission and the Department of Transportation calls for seven Class A and thirty Class B general aviation airports to be built in the Province by 2030. Read Chinese article

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Rob Paix

Founder at XL Consulting
Founder and Executive Manager of XL China, Rob is originally from Australia but has lived much of his life in Asia, including 6 years in China. He particularly loves Xi’an and Western China. His varied career to date reflects his passion for aviation, travel, language and communication.

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