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Sino Jet subsidary GEOSTAR leads China’s specialist travel market

Sino Jet subsidary GEOSTAR leads China’s specialist travel market

In 2018, Sino Jet subsidiary, GEOSTAR, has been rising the ranks of specialist travel service providers in China. The company is making a mark on the business aviation industry as specialist “flying clubs” are on the rise in the region.

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Sino Jet employs data analytics to achieve China’s highest standards

Sino Jet employs data analytics to achieve China’s highest standards

In 2018, Sino Jet Ltd. was the first operator in mainland China to reach IS-BAO stage III, the internationally recognized safety standard from the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC). The company’s President in Beijing, Ms. Chris Wu, has since shared

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China stalls

China stalls

In a speech in the middle of December last year, Xiang Songzou, Renmin University’s senior fellow of the Center for International Monetary Research, cast doubt on the Chinese government’s official GDP growth numbers. According to a report on the Epoch

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What will happen in 2019

What will happen in 2019

As we start 2019, it is hard to remember another year when so many forecasters are predicting a downturn.  And there is a lot of ammunition for pessimists. The year 2018 was the worst 12-months for US, UK and European

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Hong Kong: Playing the slots

Hong Kong: Playing the slots

Hong Kong might be ranked the fourth best city in the world in which to do business, yet business-jet operators are finding it increasingly difficult to gain access to its airport. Business aviation movements are handled at the airport by

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China licenced 93 new GA airports in the first half of 2018

China licenced 93 new GA airports in the first half of 2018

According to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), the country licenced 93 new general aviation (GA) airports in the first half of 2018. Statistics from the CAAC show that there are now 173 general aviation airports in the country,

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Asian Sky Group says Asia is now a seller’s market

Asian Sky Group says Asia is now a seller’s market

In the introduction to its latest quarterly report, Asian Sky Group’s managing director, Jeffery Lowe, says that Asia has now become a seller’s market for pre-owned business jets. Lowe says that the market has swung almost 180 degrees in the

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Gulfstream delivers G550 to the Beijing Red Cross Emergency Medical Center

Gulfstream delivers G550 to the Beijing Red Cross Emergency Medical Center

Gulfstream has delivered a G550 to China’s Beijing Red Cross Emergency Medical Center. The order for the aircraft was announced during the 2017 Asian Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (ABACE). The aircraft was handed over at a special ceremony at

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HK Bellawings Jet Obtained HKAR-145 Maintenance Approval

HK Bellawings Jet Obtained HKAR-145 Maintenance Approval

HK Bellawings announced today that the company has received HKAR-145 approval by the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department (HKCAD). As the fifth business jet operator which has received such recognition in Hong Kong, HK Bellawings would provide more professional and

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Elit’Avia expands into Asia, opens offices in Bangkok and Hong Kong

Elit’Avia expands into Asia, opens offices in Bangkok and Hong Kong

Slovenia-based business aircraft-management company Elit’Avia has opened two offices in Asia, as it looks to bring its European management expertise to the region. Originally the company had been planning its eastwards expansion through its acquisition by Singapore-based operator OJets. But

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