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On 1st January 2013, Eric Chen has become President of Airbus China, responsible for Airbus’ overall activities in the People’s Republic of China, including business development, commercial activities, customer services and industrial cooperation.
CAE today announced that its CAE-built Gulfstream G450/G550 full-flight simulator (FFS) in Shanghai, China, has received Level D certification, the highest-fidelity certification, by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).
Embraer has named Taikoo (Shandong) Aircraft Engineering Co., Ltd. (“STAECO”) as Embraer’s Authorized Service Center for airline market in China in a ceremony held today at the facilities of STAECO in the city of Ji’nan, China. STAECO will provide line and heavy maintenance for E-Jets family in accordance with China Civil Aviation Regulation Part 145 standards.
CAE today announced that it has sold four Level D full-flight simulators (FFS),two each to customers in China and Russia. The sales include the first two FFSs, associated training devices and the CAE Augmented Engineering Environment (AEE) for the new C919 aircraft being developed by Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (COMAC).
Bombardier Aerospace announced today that an undisclosed customer in China has signed a purchase agreement for seven CRJ700 NextGen aircraft. Based on the aircraft’s list price, the contract including ancillary services is valued at approximately $330 million US.
Qatar Airways today announced plans to launch scheduled flights to Chengdu – its sixth gateway in the People’s Republic of China, beginning March 19 next year.
The first A320 full-flight simulator upgradable to support the flight training of A320neo was put into operation today at the Hua Ou Aviation Training Centre in Beijing, a joint venture between Airbus China and China Aviation Supplies Holding Company (CAS).
Embraer’s Legacy 600/650 program reached a significant milestone with the delivery of the 200th aircraft of the Legacy family, a Legacy 650 large executive jet, to China’s Minsheng Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. (MSFL) in a ceremony held this week at headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has announced that its aircraft service center in Beijing — Gulfstream Beijing — is officially open for business after recently being approved as a Part 145 maintenance facility by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). The certification gives facility technicians the authorization to work on aircraft registered in China.