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2024 EASA-CAAC Aviation Safety Conference successfully held in Xiamen, China

28-30 May 2024

From 28-30 May, the 2024 CAAC-EASA Aviation Safety Conference took place in Xiamen, gathering close to 250 aviation professionals from authorities and industry to address global challenges in aviation safety and sustainability and seek opportunities for cooperation. The flagship event underscored CAAC and EASA prioritisation of safety, and importance attached to knowledge sharing and collaboration towards enhancing safety standards, facilitating innovation and fostering sustainable aviation cooperation between China and Europe. The organisation of the Conference was supported by the EU-China Aviation Partnership Project (APP) and Xiamen Airlines.


On the main Conference day of 29 May, keynote speeches were held by EASA and CAAC leadership, as well as by senior industry representatives from Xiamen Airlines, Airbus, Comac Intelligent Technology Co., Safran Helicopter Engines, and AVIC China Helicopter Research and Development Institute. In the afternoon, panel discussions took place further deepening the exchanges between Chinese and European experts. The main topics discussed included the mitigation of risks and addressing of operational challenges to ensure safety in aircraft operations, the landscape of General Aviation and Urban Air Mobility (UAM), drone integration, and standards to ensure safety, efficiency, and interoperability in the industry.


In addition, the Conference included networking events and many side meetings facilitating high level dialogue between Chinese and European authorities and industry stakeholders. The event concluded on 30 May with site visits to Xiamen Airlines, Xiamen University, and HAECO Xiamen.

More information here: CAAC News






























Conference Materials

Click here to access the full agenda.


Click here for the presentations delivered during the conference. A password is required, to request access please contact Ms Liz Ren at 


A link to the photo gallery will be provided here shortly.

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