Hong Kong

June 17, 2009 - 9:47am

The 2009 Asian Aerospace show in Hong Kong is set to achieve significant growth in visitor numbers with organizers reporting that pre-registrations are more than 100 percent up on the same period ahead of the inaugural show in 2007.

March 30, 2009 - 5:14am

Asia Jet Partners Limited of Hong Kong has developed its Chartercard program designed specifically for Asia. The company teamed with Metrojet and its parent company, the Hong Kong Aviation Group, because “they have been operating in Asia since 1978 and have established, first-class infrastructure and personnel in place,” Justin Lee Firestone, founder and CEO of Asia Jet Partners Limited told AIN.

February 21, 2009 - 3:37pm

Eurocopter (Booth No. 2754) has opened a customer service center in Hong Kong to better serve the more than 1,200 customers in the Asia-Pacific region. The helicopter manufacturer opened the first customer service facility in France in October 2007.

January 29, 2009 - 3:49am

NBAA has cancelled the 2009 Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE). The event was scheduled to take place in Hong Kong on February 11 and 12, and the association announced the cancellation on December 23 in response to the worsening economic situation.

January 28, 2009 - 7:54am

NBAA has cancelled the 2009 Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE). The event was scheduled to take place in Hong Kong on February 11 and 12, and the association announced the cancellation on December 23 in response to the worsening economic situation.

October 9, 2008 - 4:58am

The Hong Kong Business Aviation Centre at Hong International Airport recently hosted the first FlightSafety International G450 maintenance initial and fifth-week avionics courses. According to the company, the training is the first of its kind conducted by FlightSafety in the Asia-Pacific region. It included a 20-day maintenance initial and a fifth week avionics course.

October 5, 2008 - 10:27am

Jet Aviation Hong Kong has received maintenance repair station approval from the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department, allowing it to provide locally registered aircraft with scheduled and unscheduled line maintenance, airframe and engine repairs, avionics modifications, defect rectifications and AOG support.

August 11, 2008 - 6:16am

Though the former Hong Kong International Airport–Kai Tak–closed on July 5, 1998, its passenger terminal, control tower and hangars remain in ad hoc use, ranging from flea markets to a job-training center, and now, on the runway, the world’s largest golf driving range. All that remains of Kai Tak will be bulldozed by

August 11, 2008 - 6:15am

“Kowloon City used to be the place for dinner before flying from Kai Tak Airport. Now it’s quiet,” says Victor Lau, a helicopter pilot with the Government Flying Service (GFS) of China’s Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong (HKSAR). In July 1998, the GFS was the first tenant of the abandoned Kai Tak Airport to move 45 minutes west to the new Chek Lap Kok (CLK) Airport on Lantau Island.

June 9, 2008 - 7:57am

The development of a composite and metal bond component repair station is in progress in the Asia-Pacific region as a joint venture between Spirit AeroSystems and several major aviation companies.

Spirit will partner with Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company and its subsidiary, TAECO, along with Oklahoma-based First Wave MRO, to establish a regional service center near TAECO’s facility in Xiamen, China.

 
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