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Traveling to China: Part 2—Getting Around China

Traveling to China: Part 2—Getting Around China

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Second only to Europe, China is a highly sought after destination for business aviation operators. Which means understanding the subtleties of traveling there is important to smooth operations. In Part 1 of our series, we provided some key points to consider when traveling into China. Here, in Part 2, we provide some advice on getting around the country once you're there.

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Traveling to China: Part 1—Getting Into China

Traveling to China: Part 1—Getting Into China

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Especially in the last decade, China has held the world’s attention from an economic, cultural and governance standpoint. As China evolves, so do business interests and the need for effective business aviation operations. The good news is that China is embracing business aviation and is racing to build an infrastructure to meet the demand. In exchange, China asks that you understand the rules and nuances that go along with a visit to their country.  Here are just a few.

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Regional Differences Spice Up International Operations

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Despite ICAO acting as the global headquarters for airspace management—with its globalized operating standards, charting, language and structures—you’ll get a different experience flying in Asia than you will in Europe, both of which will vary from Australia. No one experience is better than the other. It’s just that the best ICAO can hope for is to set guidelines. The actual standards themselves are up to each airspace authority. Here are a few tips to help manage the differences and similarities. 

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