Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering Company Ltd. (GAMECO), announced the opening of their ChongQing maintenance base. CAAC Southwest Branch awarded GAMECO’s ChongQing base CAAC maintenance approval, making ChongQing the first domestic maintenance base for GAMECO outside their Guangzhou headquarters. GAMECO will take over the engineering staff from ChongQing Airlines at ChongQing JianBei International Airport, and will initially provide line maintenance for ChongQing Airlines, as well as other maintenance services such as A Checks, flight engineers, out-station support, component maintenance, GSE, consumable material supply and maintenance engineering. In addition to supporting ChongQing Airlines, the GAMECO ChongQing base in the very near future will start to provide aviation maintenance service to China Southern Airlines, as well as to domestic and international third party customers. Mr. Xie GuoMin has been named as the general manager of the GAMECO ChongQing base and GAMECO has transferred additional management and technical staff to ChongQing. In the future it is plaaned for GAMECO to set up a MRO joint venture and construct a hangar to provide greater support to ChongQing Airlines, China Southern Airlines and other customers in ChongQing.