|Airshow China 2008|
|The 7th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition|
|Date: Nov. 4th ¨C9th,2008|
The 7th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition (Airshow China 2008) closed on Nov. 9, 2008 in the Chinese coastal city of Zhuhai. With 21000 square meters of indoor space, the 6-day event marked the largest size ever in the show¡¯s history, attracting 600 exhibitors from 35 countries, 48 official delegations, more than 90000 trade visitors, and a recorded business turnover of 4 billion US dollars.
A total of 58 aircraft attended static display or conducted flying performance at Airshow China 2008. Chinese Air Force¡¯s ace fighter J10, and the world¡¯s biggest passenger plane Airbus A 380 made their debut at the show. The Indian Air Force aerobatic team Surya Kiran also flied for the first time in China. Around 300000 visitors enjoyed the eye-opening aerobatics and demo flying during the show days. The event also witnessed 45 forums and 16contract deals, which involved 102 aircraft. More than 200 media units, including China¡¯s state TV station, China Central Television (CCTV), broadcast live the grand show.
The success of Airshow China 2008 has paid off the Organizer¡¯s commitment to building up the show into a trade platform for both buyers and vendors to and from the fast-growing Chinese aviation market. Set to deliver real value and promise business opportunities to exhibitors and trade visitors, Airshow China 2010 will take place at Zhuhai Airshow Center Nov.16-21, 2010.