Asian Business Aviation 2011 shapes up to be most successful yet
Tuesday 11, January 2011
Leading business aviation companies including Gulfstream, Bombardier, Cessna, Dassault, Embraer, Boeing, Hawker Beechcraft, VistaJet, Jet Aviation, TAG Asia, HK Jet, Asia Jet and JSSI have all signed up to exhibit at Asian Business Aviation 2011, the premier business aviation event for the region.
A record 20 plus business jets are set to be on display in the static park, with both Gulfstream and Bombardier bringing a range of aircraft. Embraer will exhibit its latest long range Legacy 650, and new for 2011, Boeing is bringing a BBJ to Hong Kong. Dassault will showcase the Falcon 2000X and 700X; Hawker Beechcraft the 4000 and 900XP. Smaller business aircraft on show include the King Air C90GTX, VIP configured Jetstream 32 and the G36 Bonanza.
The static display will be complemented by a two-day conference 9-10 March, sponsored by Jet Support Services, Inc (JSSI). Chuck Woods, Chairman of Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA) has recently been appointed President Asia-Pacific of JSSI, one of a number of Western companies that has identified strong opportunities in Asia. AsBAA has more than 40 members and will hold its annual general meeting during Asian Business Aviation.
Chuck will deliver the conference keynote address before introducing sessions on buying and chartering aircraft, demand for pre-owned aircraft and regulatory issues, together with an update on how rules are beginning to relax in China.
“Asian Business Aviation 2011 is set to be an outstanding success, with more than 20 aircraft on display making it the largest business aviation event in Asia.” said Brian Thomas, VP Aerospace, Reed Exhibitions Hong Kong. “Recent news that China has decided to remove many restrictions on the use of low level airspace is set to give a further boost to an already dynamic market for business aircraft. There can be no doubt that Asian Business Aviation in Hong Kong is in the right place at the right time.”
Asian Business Aviation 2011 will feature both indoor exhibition space and a large static aircraft display, with corporate chalets at the Hong Kong Business Aircraft Centre. A new feature for this year enables business aviation exhibitors to have their displays right alongside the Static Aircraft Display.
Asian Business Aviation 2011 will be an integral part of the third Asian Aerospace exhibition Expo and Congress in Hong Kong.
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