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China Aviation Industry Newsletter 11 October

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 11 October

Annual General Meeting of IATA 2022 to Be Held in Shanghai

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced at the 77th Annual General Meeting of IATA being held in Boston, USA that China Eastern Airlines will host the 78th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit in Shanghai, China, on 19-21 June 2022. China Eastern Airlines Chairman Liu Shaoyong stated “China Eastern Airlines is excited to host the IATA Annual General Meeting and to welcome our industry colleagues to our home city of Shanghai to share this charming city’s openness, inclusiveness, fashion and innovation. We look forward to the discussion on the development prospect of the aviation industry and joint efforts in promoting the healthy development of our industry.”

Greater Bay Airlines granted AOC

Hong Kong start-up carrier Greater Bay Airlines in an statement said it had received an AOC a key step in the process toward launching commercial flights. The airline, which still needs an air transport licence for commercial flights, plans to start operations with three leased Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

New 8,000 sq.m. logistics hub for Hongyuan Group at Brussels Airport

Hongyuan Group is a Chinese cross–border trade integrated service provider and has chosen Brussels Airport as the strategic location for its new European Headquarters. This long–term lease will not only expand the Hongyuan network but also strengthens Brussels Airport’s connectivity to Asia. The collaboration as strategic partners has been sealed by the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding.

Brussels Airport CEO Arnaud Feist stated “After the successful start–up of their operations at Brussels Airport in the past year, we are pleased to welcome Hongyuan Group in their new warehouse at our airport and to anchor our partnership with this Memorandum of Understanding. Being part of the Hongyuan network strengthens/from our role as the gateway to Europe for their Chinese and European clients. We are looking forward to a fruitful and long–term collaboration.”

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