The fourth China Regional
Aviation Forum will take place 29-30 August, in Yinchuan, Ningxia Hui
Autonomous Region, China.
The theme of the forum will be “Innovation,
Connectivity and The Belt & Road: Taking Regional Aviation to the
The event is being jointly organized by
Embraer, the Civil
Aviation Management Institute of China (CAMIC), the West Airport
Group’s Ningxia Airport Co., Ltd. and the China Civil Aviation
Science Popularization Foundation.
The forum will be attended by over 200 airline
executives, heads of trade associations and industry experts who will discuss the challenges and
opportunities in China’s regional aviation in the context of
China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
Guest speakers from
across the globe will share their vision and their insight on
critical topics, such as the growth of regional aviation and the
outlook on both the global and the Chinese markets, successful
business models and case studies in regional aviation, regional
airport construction and management, innovation in engine
technology for regional jets and aviation financing.
China’s main regional airlines will participate in discussions of
issues in their operations and explore how to nurture the market
to achieve greater profitability with increased passenger volumes
and decreased costs.
Wang Haipeng, General Manager of Ningxia Airport Co., Ltd. of
West Airport Group, said, “Regional aviation has always been the focus
of our company. Till now, apart from the trunk market, Yinchuan
has been connected with 18 regional airports. We are delighted to
co-host the 2017 China Regional Aviation Forum with Embraer to
further develop the regional aviation market in China, together
with the elites worldwide during this excellent event.”
Embraer is a leading manufacturer of commercial jets up to 130
seats. Through July 2017, Embraer has logged 221 firm orders in
China (187 commercial and 34 executive jets) and 179 delivered
(145 commercial and 34 executive jets). Embraer commercial
aircraft currently transports over 17 million passengers per year
on more than 370 routes, connecting 130 cities in the country.
“China, as the second largest economy in the
world, has enjoyed significant improvement in living standards,
which has driven demand for aviation,” said Guan Dongyuan,
Senior Vice President of Embraer and President of Embraer China.
“And, as the Belt and Road Initiative progresses, we strongly
believe that China’s regional aviation will show greater
potentials as well as a more rapid growth. Embraer remains
committed to China’s regional aviation market and aims to increase
collaboration with Chinese authorities, customers and industry
experts, in order to bring a prosperous future to this market,
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