Continental to Host 2nd European Flight School Congress
Friedrichshafen (Germany), 16 April 2015—The Continental Motors Group, an AVIC International Holding Corporation company, announced today to host the 2015 edition of the European Aviation and Flight School Congress. The congress date moves to late summer and will take place at the Technik Museum in Speyer from August 21 to 22. For the second time, all members of the flight training industry will be able to meet at a central European location to discuss the challenges posed by European regulations and standards as well as all the economic aspects impacting their business.
“Continental Motors is pleased to host this event a second time after last year’s amazing success. Currently we are working on the program, lining up keynote speakers known to the whole industry’s for their insight to the latest developments of the flight school market and regulations. All exhibitors who participated first edition indicated that they will return and new companies have indicated their wish to participate in the 2015 event, therefore I expect the turnout to be even greater this year”, said Johnny Doo, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Business Development for Continental Motors.
May 16-17, 2014 Continental Motors hosted the first European Aviation and Flight School Congress at the Technik Museum in Speyer, Germany. Over 140 guests and representatives of European flight schools attended. All attendees had opportunity to test the latest FMX simulators and diesel aircraft. Also they enjoyed the get-together at the gala dinner event. Information on the event can be found in the internet on the new website www.aero-congress.org.
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AVIC International Holding Corporation was set up in 1979, with majority shares owned by Aviation Industries of China (AVIC). Headquartered in Beijing, AVIC International delivered over 147 billion RMB in revenue in 2013. The company has over 70,000 employees across 400 subsidiaries and is located in over 50 countries. AVIC International is a well-diversified company, with holdings in International Civil Aviation, Trade & Logistics, Retail & High-end Consumables, Real Estate and Hotel Management, Electronics Manufacturing, and Natural Resource Development. More information can be found at www.avic-intl.cn.
Continental Motors Group, Ltd. of Hong Kong, China is a subsidiary of AVIC International Holding Corporation of Beijing, China. Its mission is to provide advanced gasoline and diesel (jet fuel) piston engine products, spare parts, engine and aircraft services, avionics equipment and repairs as well as pilot training for the general aviation marketplace. Continental is an international operation employing approximately 450 team members in Mobile and Baldwin counties, Alabama, USA; 200 team members in St. Egidien, Germany; and 8 team members in Beijing, China. More information can be found at www.continentalmotors.aero.