China Aviation Congress 2007 in Beijing from 23 to 24 October

The China Aviation Congress will take place on 23 and 24 October 2007, at the New Otani Chang Fu Gong Hotel in Beijing. The China Air Transport Association (CATA), representing 44 airlines, and the China Civil Airports Association (CCAA), which regulates 106 airports in China, is hosting the event jointly.
It is supported by the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China (CAAC).

The high level event will feature critical issues and key developments in the aviation industry in China as well as globally. It will feature high level speakers from statutory bodies around the world, including the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the European Air Safety Agency (EASA), the UK Home office, India's Ministry of Civil Aviation, the Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD), the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), the SESAR Executive Committee, the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and the Hong Kong Airport Authority.

Delegates will be able to meet key decision-makers from all Chinese airlines and airports, as well as learn about the future aviation developments in China, India, the UK, the US and Singapore. The CAAC will make a presentation about the Chinese government's plans for developing the next generation ATM System in China.

The China Air Transport Association (CATA) was established by the Air China Group, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, the Civil Aviation University of China, Xiamen Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines and Sichuan Airlines. It represents 44 airlines and more than 4,000 air freight forwarders. CATA, the biggest organisation in the air transportation industry in China, has played a major role in China's air transport development.

The China Civil Airports Association (CCAA) is the only airports organisation approved by the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China (CAAC) to represent 106 airports in China. CCAA members handle most of the nation's cargo and passenger traffic, both domestically and globally.