AsBAA, the Asian region’s non-for-profit representative trade body for business aviation has today announced a new strategic partnership with the Royal Aeronautical Society (the Society). The partnership has been made under the leadership of AsBAA’s new Board of Directors for whom which Advocacy, Representation and Community are key priorities in 2017.

Jenny Lau, Chairperson, AsBAA said, “AsBAA has become the credible association in the region to advocate the importance of business and general aviation to our economies and communities. This partnership highlights our continued efforts on behalf of our members to forge strategic partnerships with credible global entities. We’re delighted to be working more closely with the Royal Aeronautical Society to jointly promote business and general aviation in Asia”.

AsBAA’s Mike Walsh shaking hands with Tim Wood, Corporate Business Development Executive, Royal Aeronautical Society – making new collaboration between AsBAA and RAS

Tim Wood, Corporate Business Development Executive has said of the new partnership, “Business and general aviation is a priority at the Society. We have the support of the associations within the IBAC community: BACA, BBGA, EBAA and NBAA. The recent move to partner with AsBAA underlines our commitment to also including Asia in the Society’s global activity.  Asia plays a key role in our aerospace and aviation community and we are committed to supporting AsBAA to help the industry thrive. AsBAA’s regional reach gives it particular influence; creating links between mainland China, Hong Kong Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and other key Asian markets”.

Wood went on to comment, “The benefit of the Society is that we can pull together the industry with a global agenda and find common ground and tackle issues affecting all of industry, not just in a regionalised context. For this model to work, we seek the support of IBAC member associations such as AsBAA to ensure global cooperation and expertise at a regional level, brought together under a common platform for industry to move forward with one voice”.


About the Royal Aeronatuical Society

In 2016, the Society celebrated its 150th anniversary and members took the opportunity to celebrate achievement and excellence within the aeronautics community, and to look ahead to the next 50 years of innovation in aerospace. The Society now has over 23,500 individual members, 280 corporate partners and has become an international, multidisciplinary professional institution dedicated to the global aerospace community.


 亚洲商务航空协会与英国皇家航空协会签订战略协议

亚洲商务航空协会(AsBAA)为代表亚洲商务与通用航空行业的非营利性贸易实体企业协会(AsBAA),该协会于今日宣布,其业已与英国皇家航空协会(the Royal Aeronautical Society)达成战略合作。其中,亚洲商务航空协会新成立董事会在实现整个战略合作过程中发挥了关键的领导作用。根据协会董事会的决策,2017年亚洲商务航空协会的整体工作应重点关注商务与通用航空产业宣传、行业代表以及促进商务航空企业的交流。

亚洲商务航空协会主席刘畅女士称:“在亚洲地区,亚洲商务航空协会已经成为向相关国家和行业宣传商务和通用航空重要作用的一支中坚力量。这项协议的达成凸显了协会一直不懈地代表会员,与相关具有享有良好声誉的全球组织开展战略合作的努力。我们十分高兴能强化与英国皇家航空协会的合作,以共同推动亚洲商务和通用航空的发展。”

英国皇家航空协会企业业务发展主管蒂姆∙伍德(Tim Wood)称:“商用和通用航空是皇家航空协会的重点工作领域之一。我们一直与包括会员缘自波罗的海商业和航运交易的包机协会(BACA )、英国商务及通用航空协会(BBGA)、欧洲商务航空协会(EBAA)和美国国家公务航空协会(NABAA)在内国际商务航空理事会成员开展良好合作,而近期与亚洲商务航空协会所签署的合作协议彰显了协会希望将其亚洲纳入其全球业务版图的决心。亚洲一直是皇家航空协会与航空行业合作的重点地区,我们也做好了充分准备,要为亚洲商务航空协会提供重点支持,以推动该行业茁壮成长。AsBAA在亚洲地区的健全网络极大地提升了自己的影响力,协会也很好地促进中国大陆、香港、新加坡、马来西亚、印尼和其他主要亚洲市场建立了密切联系。”

伍德先生继续谈道:“英国皇家航空协会有一个特殊的优势,那就是协会可以通过确立全球重点工作来推动整个行业的合作,形成共识,解决影响整个行业而非某个地区的问题。为了确保这样工作模式的实施效果,我们与国际商务航空理事会的会员开展合作,来促进各国以及各地区可以在统一的框架下开展国际合作,充分调动各地区的专业能力,确保行业统一发声、获得强劲增长。”


英国皇家航空协会简介

2016年,英国皇家航空协会迎来了自协会成立以来的一百五十周年诞辰,而协会的众多航空行业的会员也为此开展了隆重的庆祝活动,以彰显协会所取得的众多成就,并展望协会未来五十年的发展。协会现有22500名会员,覆盖多个学科,目前已是国际航空领域的知名专业组织。