From stepping out of the country for the first time, to establishing our local bases, from an unknown company, to becoming a renowned company in the international regional engineering market, we have experienced set-backs, but never stopped our effort and continuously marched on. We started from small and weak, but bearing in mind the concept of "Contribute to the Nation with Aviation Industry, Strengthen the Military Forces and Enrich the People", we continuously penetrate into international engineering markets. Inspired by "diligent integrated innovative and surpassing", we have the full confidence to march on and keep on fighting.
- August 1980China National Aero-technology Design and Construction Engineering Company was founded.
- May 1988China National Aero-technology Design and Construction Engineering Company change its name to China National Aero-technology Contracting and Construction Engineering Company .
- June 1992China National Aero-technology Contracting and Construction Engineering Company changed its name to China National Aero-technology International Engineering Corporation
- December 2008China National Aero-technology International Engineering Corporation changed its name to China National Aero-technology International Engineering Corporation, Ltd.
China National Aero-technology Design and Construction Engineering Company was founded.
The Situations and Suggestions on Construction Projects in the Middle East marked the beginning of the international engineering contracting business of China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation (CATIC-ENG).
CATIC-ENG Jordan Office was established and the first batch of technicians arrived in Jordan.In May
The first leadership team of the CATIC-ENG Communist Party Committee was formed.In August
China National Aero-technology Design and Construction Engineering Company officially registered, so did its branch in Jordan.In October
The Swak Reconstruction Center project in Jordan was officially started.
China’s Vice Premier Chen Muhua received a visit from a Jordanian delegation headed by the then Jordanian Ministry of Public Works and Housing who was also the Chairman of the National Housing Corporation.
CATIC-ENG Kuwait Office was founded.
CATIC-ENG signed a labor subcontract for the “Gahra Housing Phase II C-3 Project” with a local company in Kuwait.In July
CATIC-ENG United Arab Emirates Branch was founded.
The CATIC-ENG United Arab Emirates Branch undertook the first local project - the North Village (ZAYID Town) military school labor service project.
China National Aero-technology Design and Construction Engineering Company change its name to China National Aero-technology Contracting and Construction Engineering Company .
CATIC-ENG Canada Development Company was founded.
The Vancouver apartment project in Canada was signed.In September
CATIC-ENG Thailand Office was founded and signed the Bangkok Rongle Hotel project in Thailand.
CATIC-ENG successively signed land acquisition and housing construction projects in Pratunam, Joy City, and Qiaofu New Town, Bangkok, Thailand.In December
The Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations and Trade of the P.R.C. approved the international business of the China National Aero-technology Contracting and Construction Engineering Company.
CATIC agreed with the company’s assessment of the achievements in foreign contracting, labor cooperation, and diversified operations over the past 10 years, as well as its principle of “focusing on one while operating different businesses” and its guideline of “improving operation, management, and economic efficiency”. The headquarters agreed with its latest business strategy where labor export is the pillar, real estate development is the focus, and active efforts will be made to contract small and medium-sized engineering projects. The headquarters agreed to shrink projects in the Middle East and Canada and concentrate human and material resources on developing projects in Southeast Asia. Under the principle of simplification, adjusting work was carried out on projects under construction.In December
CATIC-ENG Malaysia Office was founded.
China National Aero-technology Contracting and Construction Engineering Company changed its name to China National Aero-technology International Engineering Corporation.
The Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations and Trade of the P.R.C. approved the China National Aero-technology Contracting and Construction Engineering Company to change its name as China National Aero-technology International Engineering Corporation.
CATIC-ENG established its first workers’ union committee.In November
The Hong Kong airport project was signed.
The Jordan Branch was handed over to CATIC, and the CATIC-ENG Canada Development Company was canceled.
NPC Standing Committee Chairman Wu Bangguo during his visit to the United Arab Emirates had a pleasant meeting with Zhang Yang, the President of CATIC-ENG United Arab Emirates Branch.
CATIC-ENG (United Arab Emirates) Co., Ltd was founded.
The Shijiazhuang High-tech Industrial Development Zone sewage treatment plant project was signed, and CATIC-ENG has started the circulation mechanism of project personnel at home and abroad.
CATIC-ENG established the Department of Ethiopian Projects Management to build the Ethiopian hangar project.In June
CATIC-ENG’s first employee representative conference was held.
under the support of the development strategy of “based on West Africa, focusing on East Africa and developing North Africa”, CATIC-ENG greatly expanded its business in Africa and established the Algeria Branch.
CATIC-ENG (Tanzania) Co., Ltd was founded.In April
CATIC-ENG officially obtained a business license in Algeria, becoming the only Chinese company in Algeria that was granted with the business license during the period when Algeria stopped registration service for Chinese-funded enterprises.In July
CATIC-ENG (United Arab Emirates) Co., Ltd won the bid for the Abu Dhabi Twin Towers project in the United Arab Emirates with a contract value of US$118 million, the first single project of CATIC-ENG worth over $100 million.
China National Aero-technology International Engineering Corporation changed its name to China National Aero-technology International Engineering Corporation, Ltd.
AVIC approved the restructuring of “China National Aero-technology International Engineering Corporation” as “China National Aero-technology International Engineering Corporation, Ltd.”(AVIC-ENG)
Tanzania branch won the bid for the Kenya airport expansion project, which was a good platform for entering the East African market and a solid step for exploring the African engineering market.
The establishment of the AVIC-ENG Sri Lanka Project Department marked the full operation of the business in the Southeast Asian market.In May
The Department of Overseas Real Estate Investment and Domestic Engineering Projects was established.In June
Kenya airport had its opening ceremony.In December
AVIC-ENG established its first general committee of the CPC Youth League.
The Sri Lanka A09 project started.In May
The UAP building project in Kenya was signed.
Beijing Yizhuang Aviation City project was signed.In October
The South Sri Lanka Highway Project was signed.
AVIC-ENG started to build a hangar for Ethiopian Airlines with functions of repair and painting, which was the largest and the only hangar in Africa integrating repair and painting.In November
The Ethiopian Airlines hotel project, a supporting one, was signed. After completion, this international five-star hotel will have the largest number of guest rooms in Ethiopia.
The Kenya Two Rivers real estate complex project was signed.
Two water supply projects were signed in Katana and Thambuttegma, Sri Lanka.
The Sri Lanka Bandaranaike International Airport runway reconstruction and expansion project was signed.
The Department of Overseas Real Estate Investment was canceled; and the general contract agreement for the follow-up project of the Angola airport was signed.
The runway and taxiway cover of the Tribhuvan International Airport project in Nepal was signed.
The Abu Dhabi Grand Marina Intercontinental Hotel project was signed.