ZHUHAI, China, September 29, 2021 / PRNewswire / – On September 28, the 13th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition or AirShow China officially opened in Zhuhai, south from China Guangdong Province. This year, 700 companies from nearly 40 countries and regions participated in the exhibition, and a number of new products, technologies, services and achievements representing the advanced level of the world will be exhibited for the first time at China and the world, according to the executive committee of the 13th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition.

Civil aviation industry, dual-use technology, aircraft manufacturing facilities, MRO, unmanned systems, maritime defense and other thematic exhibition areas will be presented, covering land, maritime sectors , air, space and electric. Spectacular air shows and dazzling array of state-of-the-art equipment demonstrate the confidence and openness of from China aerospace industry.

The growing scale of the event and its international influence make Airshow China an important opportunity for companies to enter Asia Pacific and the Chinese market. According to the organizer, the number of exhibitors and the exhibition area this year exceeded expectations. The number of pavilions increased from 8 to 11, with the participation of all world-renowned companies in the industry. Boeing’s exhibition space increased by 11% and that of Airbus by 65% ​​compared to last year.

Leading companies are the “weather vane” of market trends, and established aviation companies choose to come to Zhuhai, where the air show is held, to expand their business, making the city a “new star” of the aerospace industry.

Since 2003, germany The largest engine manufacturing giant, MTU Aero Engines, and China Southern Airlines Co., Ltd. have established an engine maintenance joint venture in the Zhuhai Free Trade Zone. Today, the company has completed the third phase of expansion and established a branch office in Jinwan District.

The decision to invest in a new plant stems from the company’s confidence in the recovery and development of the Asian market and the growing demand for narrow-body engine services, according to Jaap Beijer, President and CEO of MTU Maintenance Zhuhai Co. Ltd.

“We are happy to have a lot of partners and customers at the show. It gives us a great chance to get together with a lot of people in a short time,” he said.

Given the excellent market expectations and city foresight, various forms of aviation industry, such as agricultural drones, new aircraft materials, engine maintenance services, aircraft training and research experience, are developing well in Zhuhai. Data shows that in 2020, the production value of the aircraft industry in Jinwan District alone increased by 58.6%, and the aircraft industry in Zhuhai continues to grow.

Industrial growth reflects the skyrocketing level of urban openness. As one of the first four special economic zones of China, Zhuhai has been at the forefront of international trade and cooperation in its rapid development over the past 40 years. The growing recognition of the Airshow China brand is closely related to Zhuhai’s open attitude.

Currently, the Chinese government is promoting the construction of the Guangdong-Macao Deep Cooperation Zone in Hengqin, Zhuhai, with the aim of exploring new avenues and models to deepen reform and open up to Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and even for China. It is predictable that Zhuhai will usher in a new round of opening opportunities, and this time it will not only attract the aerospace industry. A more open and efficient city, raised ground that meets international global investment standards, is rising.

SOURCE Executive Committee of the 13th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition

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