China General Aviation News - Dec 14, 2015

11 December 2015
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New general aviation airport planned for China’s tobacco capital

Yuxi City, Yunnan Province, famous for its tobacco cultivation, is set to have a general aviation airport after the Yuxi government and the Kunming Iron Industry Group signed an agreement to collaborate on the project.  At present the city is not served by an airport of any kind. Read Chinese article

Spring Airlines CEO Wants to Build General Aviation Aircraft

The CEO of China’s first LCC revealed in a recent speech that he was very optimstic about the general aviation market.  Mr. Wang Zhenhua said that he and his team made an exploratory trip to the USA and Poland, and has found a likely general aviation manufacturing partner in the latter. Read Chinese article

China’s first amphibious airport to open in Fujian

The Fuqing General Aviation Airport, a key cooperation between Fujian Province and the Aviation Industry Corporation of China, will have a 1,800-meter land runways and a 1,200-meter water runway. Read English article

GA Companies Adopt a Low Profile While Waiting for the Aerial Tourism Boom

Low-altitude or aerial tourism as a new way of sightseeing is still beyond most ordinary folk. But Chinese GA companies, optimistic about the future of the market, are waiting quietly so as to avoid attracting more competitors before the expected boom. 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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