Aerospace opportunities in Hong Kong

An Expert's View about Aircraft Parts and Equipment in Hong Kong SAR

Posted on: 1 Sep 2010

Latest overview of market potential for the aerospace sector in Hong Kong.

UK Trade & Investment Sector briefing: Aerospace opportunities in Hong Kong Sector briefing Aerospace Opportunities in Hong Kong Why ? Hong Kong is a major regional aviation hub linking China and the rest of Asia, with Europe and the Americas. In 2009, 46.1 million passengers used the airport and some 3.35 million tonnes of air cargo passed through Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). With some 800 aircraft movements every day and around 90 airlines operating from HKIA, the airport links Hong Kong with about 150 destinations around the world, including some 40 cities on the Chinese Mainland. Five airlines ? British Airways, Virgin-Atlantic Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Qantas and Air New Zealand operate about 80 direct flights between Hong Kong and London each week. Find general information on Hong Kong market conditions on UKTI?s website. The Doing Business Guide for Hong Kong gives an overview of Hong Kong?s economy, business culture, potential opportunities and an introduction to other relevant issue. UK Trade & Investment Sector briefing: Aerospace opportunities in Hong Kong UK Trade & Investment Sector briefing: Aerospace opportunities in Hong Kong Opportunities To cope with the solid growth of air traffic, HKIA is considering building a new third runway and looking at the possibility of also using the nearby Zhuhai (north of Macau) airport, which it has the exclusive right to manage and operate for 20 years from August 2008. This long-term strategic planning enables Hong Kong to maintain its competitiveness and achieve sustainable growth by forming an integrated regional airport system for the Pearl River Delta region. rd The 3 Hong Kong Asian Aerospace Expo & Congress, Asia?s major commercial aerospace event, will be held from 8-10 March 2011. nd The 2 Asian Aerospace in 2009 received more than 12,000 visitors from 69 countries including Mainland China and matched key global suppliers with buyers and influencers from across Asia representing airlines; business aviation; MROs; training providers; airfreight/cargo; finance; aircraft leasing and the aviation regulatory communities. UKTI will support this event with business matching, company visits and a networking event. We will also be pleased to help with any special events to be hosted by individual UK companies. Opportunities in the aerospace sector for UK companies: ? Aero-engine repair and maintenance ? Base and line maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of aircraft ? Training on aircraft engineering ? Aircraft conversion ? Private/Business jet aviation If you have any questions on the opportunities above, contact the UKTI contacts named in this report. Business opportunities aimed specifically at UK companies are added daily to UKTI?s website. These leads are sourced by our staff overseas in British Embassies, High Commissions and Consulates, across all sectors and in over 100 markets. You can be alerted to business opportunities on a regular basis by registering on the UKTI website. Find out more on UKTI?s business opportunities service on the UKTI website UK Trade & Investment Sector briefing: Aerospace opportunities in Hong Kong UK Trade & Investment Sector briefing: Aerospace opportunities in Hong Kong Major events and activities UKTI contacts Asian Aerospace Expo & Congress 2011 in Neil Semple Hong Kong Team Leader ? Aerospace Sector Contact: UK Trade & Investment Hong Kong UKTI Advanced Engineering Team Email: Claire.Ip@fco.gov.uk Tel: +44 141 228 3614 Time: 8-10 March 2011 Email: Neil.Semple@ukti.gsi.gov.uk www.ukti.gov.uk Find full details of all events in this country and sector on the UKTI website. Claire Ip New export events are added daily to the site Assistant Trade Commissioner and you can register to be alerted to them on a UKTI Hong Kong daily, weekly or monthly basis Tel: +852 2901 3154 Email: Claire.Ip@fco.gov.uk UKTI?s Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP) www.ukti.gov.uk provides grant support for eligible Small & Medium Sized Enterprises (SME's) to attend Clara Chung trade shows overseas. Find out more about Trade Adviser UKTI support for attendance at overseas UKTI Hong Kong events Tel: +852 2901 3093 Email: Clara.Chung@fco.gov.uk www.ukti.gov.uk UK Trade & Investment Sector briefing: Aerospace opportunities in Hong Kong UK Trade & Investment Sector briefing: Aerospace opportunities in Hong Kong Next steps - How UKTI can help ? Arranging appointments British companies wishing to develop their ? Organise seminars or other events for business in the Hong Kong market are advised you to meet contacts and promote your to undertake as much market research and company in the Chinese market planning as possible in the UK. UKTI?s team in Hong Kong, with its wide local knowledge and This work is available via our Overseas Market experience, can provide a range of services to Introduction Service (OMIS) a chargeable British-based companies wishing to grow their service which assists British-based companies business in global markets. wishing to enter or expand their business in overseas markets. This can include: ? Provision of market information To find out more about commissioning this ? Validated lists of agents/distributors work, or accessing other UKTI services and ? Key market players or potential specialist advice, please visit the UKTI website customers in the Chinese market to find contact details for your local UKTI ? Establishment of interest of such office. contacts in working with you Whereas every effort has been made to ensure that the information given in this document is accurate, neither UK Trade & Investment nor its parent Departments (the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office), accept liability for any errors, omissions or misleading statements, and no warranty is given or responsibility accepted as to the standing of any individual, firm, company or other organisation mentioned. Published 2010 by UK Trade & Investment. Crown Copyright © UK Trade & Investment Sector briefing: Aerospace opportunities in Hong Kong
Posted: 01 September 2010

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