Amber Aviation Awarded AOC; Already Has CCAR 145

Amber Aviation has obtained an Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), which allows the company to operate business aircraft under CCAR Part 135 regulations. It also has its Maintenance Organization Certificate (CCAR 145).

Founded by China business aviation pioneer Chang Qiu Sheng in February this year, Amber Aviation and has achieved several key milestones with the support of various parties including CAAC, the air traffic control department and airports. At the beginning of its establishment, the company received approval from Bao’an International Airport, Shenzhen, as a principal base of operations. In May, the organisation applied for an AOC from the CAAC. It can now operate business aircraft under CCAR Part 135 regulations.Amber Aviation welcomed its first aircraft in July, just five months after its establishment and currently has a fleet of three aircraft.

“I am delighted that we are one highly significant step closer to achieving our company’s aim of becoming Asia’s most trusted business jet partner,” said Chang Qiu Sheng. “We target to manage six aircraft this year and expand our fleet to 15 in 2018, offering our clients the most flexible, safest and transparently priced operation in China.”

The Shenzhen-based company also has operating bases in Beijing and Shanghai.