CAAC/ATMB signed a memorandum of cooperation with Civil Aviation Department of Hong Kong and Civil Aviation Authority Macao
     Date: 2017-07-18     

On September 13,CAAC/ATMB, Civil Aviation Department of Hong Kong and Civil Aviation Authority Macao signed a Memorandum of Understanding of Cooperation to further enhance the efficiency of air traffic management in the Pearl River Delta (PRD) region. The Deputy Director General of CAAC, Mr. Dong Zhiyi, and the Secretary for Transport and Public Works of the Macau Special Administrative Region, Mr. Luo Liwen, attended the signing ceremony to witness the signing of the Memorandum of Co-operation by the three sides. The Director-General of the ATMB of the CAAC, Mr.CheJinjun; the Director-General of Civil Aviation, Mr. Simon Li; and the President of the AACM, Mr. Chan Weng-hong on behalf of the three parties signed the Memorandum of Cooperation.


The Memorandum of Cooperation aims at further consolidates the communication and exchange mechanism, on that base,  the three parties agreed to set up a day-to-day co-ordination mechanism onair traffic flow management, set up an emergency liaison mechanism onair traffic flow management, and promote automated work processes to satisfy HK and Macao’s flights operation requirement. In addition to that, it is agreed to initiate modelling and simulation of the airspace and air traffic in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area by building data platform.


Mr Dong attended the signing ceremony and he pointed out that the civil aviation authorities of the Mainland, Hong Kong and Macau have all along been working closely together to carry out planning and co-ordination work on airspace in the PRD region.


Recently, with the rapid development of air transportation, air space demand is growing vigorously, that means the overall planning of the PRDregion's airspace environment and achieve the harmonious development of PRD region’s airports is the common responsibility for the three parties. In future, driven by the concept of "Innovation, Co-ordination, Integration and Mutual Benefits", the three places will strengthen co-ordination in light of different strategiesto foster mutual development.