China to host global aircraft expo Nov 16

November 9th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS  

Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) About 70 aircraft models from across the globe will be showcased at the upcoming international aviation expo Nov 16 in China, a media report said Tuesday.

The 8th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition will be launched in southern Zhuhai prefecture, the organizers said.

Some 600 exhibitors are to take part in the event, organizer Zhuhai Airshow Co. Ltd. said in a press conference in Hong Kong.

The show, with a floorspace of 23,000 sq. meters, will feature about 70 aircraft, including commercial and military planes, from 35 countries and regions.

The Chinese Air Force will bring a number of aircraft that were displayed at the 60th National Day Parade.

During the week-long event, about 40 summit forums, press conferences, contract signing ceremonies and product briefings will be held.

The China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, was first held in 1996. It takes place biennially in Zhuhai.

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