Czech aviation companies shined at exhibitions in Xi’an, Chengdu, Beijing and Deyang. National stand presenting Czech general aviation was in the centre of attention of more than 150 thousand visitors and the organizers awarded the Czech exposition as the best and the most attended one several times. The series of Czech exhibitions significantly contributed to strengthening of name and prestige of the Czech Republic and Czech aviation industry in China. The organization of Czech national pavilions was arranged by Sino – Czech Aviation Association in cooperation with the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Beijing and CzechTrade offices in Beijing and Chengdu with the financial support of Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.
Furthermore, the Czech Republic was honoured with a distinguished guest status at the exhibition in Xi’an (China International Aviation Convention) and Deyang (Sichuan International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition). This privilege was accompanied not only by a stand of 630 m2 but also by a performance of Baltic Bees acrobatic team with L-39 aircraft of Czech provenance.
A framework agreement on strategic cooperation in the field of aviation training, university cooperation and general aviation was also concluded during the Sichuan Airshow in Deyang between the Czech F AIR flight school, Sichuan Airlines, Sichuan Airlines Group and the largest Asian aviation university CAFUC, which provided its airport to host the airshow.