8th China Aviation Training & Education Summit (CATES 2018)



8th China Aviation Training & Education Summit (CATES 2018)

According to the civil aviation industry development statistics in 2016 investigated by CAAC, the aircraft fleet has been up to 2950, increasing by 300 compared with last year. In recent years, Chinese civil aviation transport industry has entered a rapid development stage. Expected by the end of 2017, the volume of the aircraft fleet will goes to over 3200, and will continue to grow at an average per day. In addition, the State Council of the People’s Republic of China issued- “13th Five – year “ national strategic emerging industry development planning, it says Chinese government will develop the general aviation industry. By the end of 2020, over 500 FBOs will be built at the mainland of China, the general aircraft fleet will up to 5000.


The number of aircraft will grow rapidly in the future, according to the manufacturer forecast,in the next twenty years China will add nearly 7000 aircrafts. With the increase of aircrafts, the problem of training pilots and controllers will become increasingly prominent, especially under the background of huge gap between China’s military and civilian pilot training time and training courses with foreign advanced countries, the flight simulation training demand will rapidly increase, pilot training will have a broad market space. According to Boeing company’s forecast report, it shows that in the next twenty years, Chinese market will have a total of 100 thousand pilots demand, need to train 5000- 6000 new aviation pilots each year.


As the growing number of aviation aircraft fleet volume, the rapid developing China’s aviation industry is now facing the problem of talent. China airlines is one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, they are also the biggest buyer of airbus and Boeing, now they are in urgent demand for pilots. Due to the situation of pilots shortage is hard to change in short term, speed up cultivating the core technical personnel of civil aviation through various channels has become increasingly urgent, pilot training and circulation market are also changing quietly, start make training mode closer to foreign countries.


China Aviation Training and Education Summit (CATES) focused on Chinese pilot training market, is committed to promote and accelerate the exchange of information between the industry and business cooperation, and jointly contribute to the cause of China’s civil aviation. Step to 2018, the 8th China Aviation Training and Education Summit (CATES2018) will be held at the Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport in May 17-18. It’s an annually session, had been successfully held last 7 years, attracted hundreds of aviation training units from more than 30 countries in the world and more than 1500 representatives to participate. The previous representatives were from: Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Shandong Airlines, Hongkong airlines, Jetstar, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, British Airways, Holland airlines, Finland airlines, Netjets airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, ICAO, International Aviation Pilots Association, International Pilots Association, International Civil Aviation Pilot English Training Association, Taiwan Pilots Association, Western Michigan University, Griffith University, Zhuhai aviation flight school, Embry-Riddle University, Airbus, Boeing, CAE, L-3, Cirrus, Aircraft and other aviation training authority. The content of meeting is also rich ,covering the hot topics at the moment in the field of aviation training and the new policy, create a lot of information exchange and business cooperation opportunities for all participants, airlines and related training enterprises, actively promote the healthy development of the domestic aviation training industry.


Hot Topics:

l  Holographic Training


l  New Captain Training


l  VR Technology

l  Pilots Continuous Ability Improvement

l  High Performance Training

l  Simulation Upgrade

l  Pilots Quality and Ability Assessment

l  E-learning Limitation Solution

l  Flight Safety


Who will attend?

35+ airlines

20+ shipping companies

50+ Pilot training academies

10+ Flight simulator training manufacturers

5+ Aviation English training organizations

20+ Pilot training solution providers

20+ Students who apply for the pilot


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Active Session

1,  Two days’ meeting: conference will last two days, the whole process is equipped with simultaneous interpretation services, this session will have more than 20 international and domestic industry experts make reports and 2 discussion on the current hot issues

2,  Exhibition display: more than 500 display area to provide 20 professional exhibition opportunities

3,  Coffee break: two breaks lis in the morning and afternoon, everyone can enjoy the five star hotel snacks and represent full communication and intention with other people

4,  Luxury luncheon: 1.5 hour lunch time can let you enjoy the delicacy of the five star hotel

5,  one on one meeting: will let you deeply communicate with other participants in face-to-face session, seeking opportunities for cooperation.


Event Show


Conference room

Conference room

One to one meeting

Signing ceremony


Panel discussion



Coffee Break


The conference is free to enter for domestic airlines and the students who tries to apply for pilot, the other enterprises or individuals should pay for register ,the fee contains enter ticket, specialists’ report and conference material, luncheon, coffee break and hotel service.

For more information, please contact

Josephine Zhu, Marketing Manager

TEL86 21 5058 9600 *8026

MOB86 13641991934


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