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Destination China for private jets

International private jet manufacturers are setting up assembly lines in China, hoping to emulate the success enjoyed by foreign carmakers that began operations on the mainland over a decade ago.

Monday, 23 April, 2012, 12:00am

Aircraft designer calls for continuity

China's dream of developing a 'large domestic aircraft' that would one day rival those of world giants Boeing and Airbus must not be affected by administrative reforms, leadership reshuffles or a volatile global economy, a top mainland aircraft designer has said.

6 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Mainland-built large aircraft 10 to 20 years away

The mainland's ambition to have a 'large domestic aircraft' to challenge the world's industry giants Boeing and Airbus will be realised in 10 to 20 years, the country's top aviation expert predicts.

4 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Nation aims for the sky as jet rolls off runway

State-backed China Aviation Industry Corp I (Avic I) yesterday finished production of the country's first domestically designed regional jet, a project the mainland hopes will eventually help it challenge the world's major planemakers.

22 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Mainland's first commercial jet begins to take shape in Shanghai

Work on assembling the mainland's first home-developed commercial jet begins today, a step intended to reduce reliance on foreign companies and showcase its technological development.

30 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Maiden flight delay for home-built jet

The maiden flight of a new regional jet that Beijing has touted as being domestically made will take place in March next year, later than previously announced, a report said yesterday.

24 Feb 2007 - 12:00am