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Research Report on Aircraft Imports in China 2020-2024

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  • 30 Pages
  • September 2020
  • Region: China
  • China Research & Intelligence
  • ID: 5141784
In 2019, China’s civil aviation transport airports completed 1.35 billion passenger throughputs, an increase of 6.9% over the previous year. By the end of 2019, the number of aircraft registered with CAAC was 3,818, an increase of 179 over the previous year.

According to the report, in recent years, the rapid expansion of China’s airlines has benefited from China’s demographic dividend and economic development, but the traditional product-service concepts, segmented business processes, and department settings, as well as relatively old core systems, limit the innovation ability of the aviation industry.

Since 2020, the global epidemic has brought an unprecedented impact on the aviation industry. Many airlines have experienced suspension, even bankruptcy, and restructuring. The whole industry is facing a reshuffle. The passenger traffic volume of the whole industry in February 2020 decreased by 84.5% compared to the same period last year, and the loss of the aviation industry reached about RMB 21 billion, the largest loss in a single month in history.

China’s civil aviation industry is gradually recovering from novel coronavirus since March 2020. However, it will take a long time to fully recover to the level before the outbreak. In the first five months of 2020, the aviation industry was hit hard by the pandemic. Compared to the same period in 2019, the import volume decreased by 84.53%. According to the unladen weight, China Customs divides the imported aircraft into four categories: small, medium, large, and super large. Among them, the import volume of small aircraft is always the highest.

The major sources of aircraft are normally the USA, Germany, and France. Major Aircraft Importers include airlines and some enterprises that provide leasing services of aircraft. The top three airlines in China are Air China, China Eastern Airlines, and China Southern Airlines. Due to the lack of aircraft manufacturing capacity of Chinese local enterprises, it is estimated that China’s civil aviation aircraft will mainly rely on imports from 2020 to 2024. Considering the development of China’s aviation industry and the influencing factors of the epidemic situation, it is estimated that the CAGR of China’s civil aircraft imports would be about 4.38% from 2020 to 2024, reaching 762 by 2024.

According to the report, moreover, it is estimated that it would be difficult for China’s aviation industry to recover to the level of 2019 from 2020 to 2024. As a result, the number of medium, large, and super large aircraft imported into the Chinese market will decline. With the development of China’s general aviation market, the number of small aircraft imported into the Chinese market would continue to rise.

Readers will obtain the following information through this report:

  • Economic Environment of Aircrafts Industry in China
  • Policies in Imported Aircraft in China
  • Analysis of Supply and Demand of Aircraft in China
  • Analysis of Imported Aircraft in China
  • Analysis of Major Sources of Aircraft in China
  • Price Trend of Imported Aircraft in China
  • China’s import of aircraft into customs
  • Forecast on China’s imported aircrafts

Table of Contents

1 Development Environment of China’s Aircraft Imports
1.1 Development Environment of China’s Aviation Industry
1.2 Policy Environment of Aircraft Imports
1.3 The Impact of the COVID-19 on China’s Aviation Industry
2 China’s Aircraft Imports, 2017-2020
2.1 Classification of Aircraft
2.2 Total Imports of Aircraft in China
2.3 Sub Product Imports
2.3.1 Small Aircraft
2.3.2 Medium Aircraft
2.3.3 Large Aircraft
2.3.4 Super Large Aircraft
3 Major Aircraft Importers in China
3.1 Airlines
3.1.2 China Eastern Airlines
3.1.3 China Southern Airlines
3.2 Other Enterprises
3.2.1 Air Charter Service
4 Major Sources of China’s Aircraft Imports, 2017-2020
4.1 Major Sources of China’s Aircraft Imports, 2017
4.1.1 Small Aircraft
4.1.2 Medium Aircraft
4.1.3 Large Aircraft
4.1.4 Super Large Aircraft
4.2 Major Sources of China’s Aircraft Imports, 2018
4.2.1 Small Aircraft
4.2.2 Medium Aircraft
4.2.3 Large Aircraft
4.2.4 Super Large Aircraft
4.3 Major Sources of China’s Aircraft Imports, 2019
4.3.1 Small Aircraft
4.3.2 Medium Aircraft
4.3.3 Large Aircraft
4.3.4 Super Large Aircraft
4.4 Major Sources of China’s Aircraft Imports, 2020
4.4.1 Small Aircraft
4.4.2 Large Aircraft
4.4.3 Super Large Aircraft
5 Forecast on China’s Aircraft Imports, 2020-2024
5.1 Influencing Factors
5.1.1 Driven Force and Market Chances
5.1.2 Unfavorable Factors
5.2 Forecast on China’s Aircraft Imports, 2020-2024
5.2.1 Total Imports
5.2.2 Sub Products
Table of Selected Charts
Chart Total Turnover of Civil Aviation Transportation in China, 2015-2019
Chart Number of CAAC Aircraft Registered, 2019
Chart Passenger Throughput of CAAC Airports, 2015-2019
Chart Tax Rate Table of Aircraft Imports
Chart Classification of Aircraft by China Customs
Chart Import Volume and Value of Aircraft in China, 2017-2020
Chart Import Volume and Value of Small Aircraft in China, 2017-2020
Chart Import Volume and Value of Medium Aircraft in China, 2017-2020
Chart Import Volume and Value of Large Aircraft in China, 2017-2020
Chart Import Volume and Value of Super Large Aircraft in China, 2017-2020
Chart Profile of Air China
Chart Profile of China Eastern Airlines
Chart Profile of China Southern Airlines
Chart Profile of Air Charter Service
Chart Profile of Global Wings
Chart China’s Small Aircraft Imports, 2019
Chart China’s Medium Aircraft Imports, 2019
Chart China’s Large Aircraft Imports, 2019
Chart China’s Super Large Aircraft Imports, 2019
Chart China’s Small Aircraft Imports, Jan.-2020
Chart China’s Large Aircraft Imports, Jan.-2020
Chart Forecast on Import Volume of Aircraft in China, 2020-2024

Companies Mentioned

  • Air Charter Service


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