On July 5 2017, AsBAA’s incoming Chairperson, Ms. Jenny Lau, met with the association’s China Committee working group at the Beijing office of Sino Jet to discuss the association’s operations and strategic development plan in mainland China.

During the meeting, Ms. Jenny Lau highlighted the ongoing role of AsBAA is to continually build communication channels with government, industry and member organizations. She also encouraged new ideas be explored to build relations between domestic and foreign companies. Ms. Lau said, “according to instructions from related government sectors, the association should first of all establish an effective communication channel with government industry regulative sectors and local governments as well as establish a dialog body among our operation plan in mainland China.”

Rocky Zhang, AsBAA China Committee Chairperson highlighted the second half of 2017 mentioning that “talent development in business and general aviation operation is a focus for AsBAA in China” and “we will seek to work with schools and universities, providing applied skill training programs for company staff, and providing certified trainings.” Mr. Zhang continued to push for way to “actively work with other associations and international organizations, planning for seminars on business aviation operation safety.”

In order to encourage members to actively participate in aviation activities, AsBAA Chairperson Jenny Lau suggested: “cross industry resource sharing and cross field brand co-operation should be explored and brand promotion for member companies so that industry resources can seek a mutually beneficial partnership.”

An important industry update included a discussion around the General Administration of Civil Aviation publishing of the Thirteenth Five-year-plan for General Aviation Development. It has flagged the construction of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area to a strategic national level. In order to build a city group that can compete internationally there needs to be support from world class aviation hubs. To realize these goals, general and business aviation needs to develop “on the basis of ensuring safety, encouraging general aviation development which promotes ‘flying with two wings”, as CAAC Administrator, Feng Zhengling, said in his key note speech at Zhuhai Airshow 2016,3rd Nov . ‘Flying with two wings’ is the mission of promoting general aviation and air transport systems in the China region. For AsBAA and the 120 member companies from Greater China and Asia-Pacific areas, 2017 will continue to be an exciting year.

The new board of directors of AsBAA, under the new leadership of Ms. Jenny Lau, also held its inaugural strategy meeting in Hong Kong on June 21st. It was well attended by members of the Board, representing Greater China and Southeast Asia and those members dialling in from multiple locations across the region to hear AsBAA’s strategy outlined by the newly elected leader.

Ms. Lau concluded, “AsBAA’s China Committee aims to bring together professional elites from member organizations, build expert aviation talent, contribute ideas to help Chinese local governments to develop general and business aviation and create more investment opportunities.”


亚洲商务航空协会积极探索“协企联动”模式,共谋地方经济新腾飞

2017年7月5日,新一届亚洲商务航空协会主席刘畅女士在华龙商务航空北京办公室与协会中国区委员会工作组见面,了解协会在中国内地工作开展情况及战略发展计划,并发表了建设性讲话。

在会上,协会主席刘畅女士建议协会充分发挥政府,行业和会员单位之间的纽带作用, 为境内、境外企业搭建国际信息交流和国际商务合作桥梁等工作拓展思路。刘畅表示:“依据政府相关部门指导性文件通知,协会中国大陆地区工作计划部署,首要落实协会在国内与政府行业监管部门和地方政府有效沟通,全力推进设立对话实体。”

亚洲商务航空协会中国大陆地区委员会主席张传勇在与大家头脑风暴交流也谈到:“2017年下半年工作,针对商务与通用航空运营专业人才培养需求,我们将与专业院校合作,为企业提供员工职业技能应用培训,颁发培训证书。同时,积极与其他行业协会和国际机构合作,策划商务航空安全运营研讨会。

对于鼓励协会会员积极参与航空社区活动,协会主席刘畅建议:“开拓跨行业资源交流,跨界品牌合作,同时带动会员企业品牌推广溢出效应, 实现行业资源共享,合作共赢方式。”

伴随着中国民航总局颁布《通用航空发展“十三五”规划》,粤港澳大湾区建设当前已上升为国家战略。建设具有世界级竞争力的湾区城市群,不仅需要世界级的航空枢纽支撑,也亟需“两翼齐飞”之一的通用与商务航空发展的带动。对于亚洲商务航空协会和来自大中华和东南亚地区超过130家实体企业会员单位而言,2017年是重要发展里程碑之年。

亚洲商务航空协会新一届董事会,在刘畅女士领导下和各位即将离任的董事支持配合下,已于6月21日在香港召集协会理事会负责人及港澳地区会员企业见面交流会。协会会员精诚团结,许多会员单位在中国内地和海外市场深耕多年,洞悉国际市场和内地政策鼓励发展方向。

“协会中国区委员会集结会员单位专业精英,建立航空专家智库,更好地为中国地方政府促进通用与商务航空经济发展出谋献策和创造更多投资商机。”刘畅女士代表协会最后总结道。