The Italian Aerospace Network (IAN) is a Consortium of Italian SMEs operating in the aviation & aerospace industry with offices in Italy, Shanghai and Xi’an whose main scope is to support Italian and Chinese enterprises to know each other and develop joint cooperation programs.


Hello I’m Andrea Spiriti, President of Italian Aerospace Network (IAN).


On behalf of all of the hard-working and dedicated network members at IAN, welcome to our website.


The past 4 years have been marked by noteworthy achievement and change. As we reflect on the past year, I believe that we have many reasons to have pride in our accomplishments and look forward with enthusiasm and even more dedication to next year at IAN.


I’m thrilled you’re visiting our site and personally invite you to learn more about what makes IAN the only Italian network well and trusty recognized in China and within the ASIA market. IAN brings decades of knowledge, experience and capabilities coming from Italian Aerospace Small and Medium Enterprises.


Asia market is the biggest challenge for our companies for the present as well as for the future.


We strongly believe that all together we will able to accomplish to this fundamental mission.


We take our mission very seriously and invite you humbly to be a part of it.



One Target, One Network.

One Network, More Business…


Please enjoy the rest of your visit to our website. Thank you for your interest.


The Board of Directors represents the professionalism of the IAN Network.


Its members work in several geographic regions, from Italy to China, and a variety of sectors in the aviation and aerospace industry.


The primary role of the Board of Directors is to guide the IAN Network toward fulfilling its professional mission.


Associate Italian SMEs under a unique organization.


Establish good relationships with institutions.


Guarantee efficient communication channels with Chinese enterprises.


Organize events and exhibitions in China.


Lead Chinese business delegation to visit Italy.


Provide information and keep the parties updated.


Support business development plans for cooperation programs.


Supply high-tech products and services to Chinese industry.


Provide support with administration, legal and regulatory issues.


Recruit and place talents.

Preliminary Set-Up

August 2013




Tianjin, September 5-7, 2013



China International General Aviation Convention

Xi’an, October 17-21, 2013



Summit with Naples Industrial Association

Shanghai, November 5, 2013



Nanchang Aviation University – Open Day

Nanchang, November 16, 2013



Official Foundation

Italy, January 3, 2014



The Week of Italy in Jiangsu Province

Nanjing, March 28, 2014



China Int’l Aviation and Aerospace Technologies Exhibition

Beijing, May 21-23, 2014



CCIC Panda Awards – Best Project in China

Shanghai, June 14, 2014



Italian Institutions meet AVIC Oppland Corp. in Shanghai

Shanghai, September 4, 2014



5th China Aerospace Manufacturing Summit

Shenyang, November 5-7, 2014



2nd Annual China Aeronautical Materials and Process Summit

Beijing, November 18-19, 2014



Asia Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition

Shanghai, March 2015



Beijing AirShow

Beijing, September 2015



Shaanxi-Italy Business Forum

Xi’An, November 2015


China Helicopter Exposition

Tianjin, September 5-8, 2013



China Aviation Expo

Beijing, September 25-28, 2013



China Official Launch Event – Embassy of Italy to the P.R.C.

Beijing, October 22, 2013



China Aviation & Aerospace Technology Show

Shanghai, November 5-7, 2013



Summit at the China-Italy Chamber of Commerce

Shanghai, November 22, 2013



Memo of Agreement with China Aviation Industrial Base

Beijing, January 14, 2014



IAN receives institutional sponsorship

China, May, 2014



IAN launch its project  “Italian Aviation & Aerospace Platform”

Beijing, June 11 – 12, 2014



2014 International Trade Fair for Aviation and Space

Shanghai, June 26 – 28, 2014



Sino-Italian Forum for a new model of Economic and Commercial Cooperation

            Qingdao, October 27, 2014



China AirShow

Zhuhai, November 11-16, 2014



Helicopter Outlook 2014

Beijing, December 3-4, 2014



China Civil Helicopter Summit

Beijing, July 2015



China International General Aviation Convention

Xi’An, October 2015



Sino-Italian Aviation Platform Business Forum

Shanghai, November 2015