About Us
History

Our History

Founded in the initial period of China’s reform and opening-up drive,over the past three decades, AVIC INTERNATIONAL has exported more than a thousand of aircrafts and imported several hundred aircrafts.From introducing foreign technology to taking part in independent R&D and to having products exported around the world, we have witnessed a brilliant history of the aviation industry in China.

Our Development

As an important member of China’s aviation industry,AVIC INTERNATIONAL is a pioneer in the development and reform of the industry and serves as a comprehensive platform for the aviation industry to develop overseas markets, set up related businesses and expand international investment.

  • 1951

    Ministry of Machine-Building Industry Bureau of Aviation Industry

  • 1963

    Ministry of the third Machine-Building Industry

  • 1982

    Ministry of Machine-Building Industry

  • 1988

    Ministry of Aviation and Aerospace Industry

  • 1993

    China Aviation Industry Corporation

  • 1999

    China Aviation Industry Corporation I (AVICI)
    China Aviation Industry Corporation II (AVICII)

  • 2008

    Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC)

China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation (CITAC) is established

1979

CITAC is restructured and renamed as AVIC International

2008

AVIC International makes strategic investment to attract talent

2009