Civil Aviation Administration of China

October 23, 2014 - 4:30pm

Completion and refurbishment specialist Flying Colours of Peterborough, Ontario, announced here at NBAA 2014 a joint-venture agreement with China-based Sparkle Roll Technik (SRT), which focuses on business jet cabin modifications and maintenance.

The first project, scheduled to begin by the end of October, will see eight China B-registered Bombardier CRJ-200s (procured by SRT) converted from commuter to executive interiors mirroring the Challenger 850.

October 22, 2014 - 6:25pm

Dassault recently wrapped up flight-testing that is expected to see its Falcon 7X become the first certified business jet to operate at the world’s highest commercial airport–14,470-foot-high Daocheng Yading Airport in China’s Sichuan province.

October 2, 2014 - 2:00pm

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) recently issued type certification approval for Piper Aircraft’s M-Class single-engine airplanes, which include the Meridian turboprop, pressurized Mirage piston and unpressurized Matrix piston. Piper Aircraft’s sales representatives in China for the M-Class are Piper Summit Aircraft China for the Meridian; Zhuhai Hanxing General Aviation for the Matrix; and Hebei Yuan’ao Aircraft Manufacturing for the Mirage.

September 23, 2014 - 2:50pm

NetJets announced today that it has been granted its air operator certificate (AOC) from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) and can begin charter operations within the country, making it the first international aircraft operator to earn that distinction.

July 30, 2014 - 2:15pm

[Updated July 30 with new information]

July 14, 2014 - 6:20am
China Eastern, one of three state-owned airlines  that have dominated China’s skies, now stands to  have competition from new airlines, some of which  are funded with private capital.

Recognizing its potential to become a major industry player, China is finally moving toward greater liberalization of its aviation sector. The announcement followed on the heels of the Third Plenary Session held in November 2013. It was during this time that China’s new leaders, alongside the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), committed to a series of reforms geared to loosen the regulatory grip that has significantly hindered industry growth. Now, eight months later, signs of change are on the horizon.

June 10, 2014 - 6:00pm

NetJets’ Chinese joint venture, NetJets Business Aviation Ltd, obtained its operating permit from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) yesterday. This moves NetJets China closer to the final step in its certification–approval of its operating certificate, which would allow it to begin providing private jet services for customers in China.

June 10, 2014 - 6:00pm

NetJets’ Chinese joint venture, NetJets Business Aviation Ltd, obtained its operating permit from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) yesterday. This moves NetJets China closer to the final step in its certification–approval of its operating certificate, which would allow it to begin providing private jet services for customers in China.

May 1, 2014 - 4:35am

China, as Asia’s largest prospective market for business aviation, always seemed an obvious choice as the location for the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE). But with demand for business aviation now bubbling in other parts of Asia, and the industry having to show patience in waiting for China to fulfill its potential, some have questioned whether organizer NBAA might consider freshening up the event in some other venue.

April 15, 2014 - 12:05pm

A roster of leading aviation officials from the Asia and the United States took the stage yesterday for the opening session of ABACE 2014, welcoming attendees and exhibitors to what Li Derun, president, Shanghai Airport Authority (SAA), called “the must-attend event” for the business aviation industry.

 
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