Chen Chuanren

S.E Asia and China Correspondent, Air Transport World

Singapore, Malaysia


Based in Singapore, Chen Chuanren is the Southeast Asia and China Correspondent for Air Transport World, joining the team in July 2018.

Chuanren has a defense background, serving in the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s Air Defence and Operation Command for five years before pursuing journalism. He has a diploma in Mechatronics (Aerospace) and a Bachelor Degree in Communications (Mass Communications). He continues to write on defense matters on a freelance basis.


Tigerair Taiwan Takes Delivery Of Its First A320neo

By Chen Chuanren Apr 08, 2021
LCC Tigerair Taiwan has received its first of 15 Airbus A320neos; the aircraft is also the first of the type on the island. 
Airlines & Lessors

Airbus, Malaysia Airlines Sign Five-Year Flight Hour Services Extension 

By Chen Chuanren Apr 08, 2021
Airbus and Malaysia Airlines have signed an agreement to extend an existing Flight Hour Services Components (FHS-C) contract for another five years. 
Maintenance & Training

Vietnam Regulators Allows 737 MAX Transit

By Chen Chuanren Apr 06, 2021
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has partially lifted the ban on Boeing 737 MAX operations, allowing the type to fly over the country’s airspace after a two-year ban. 
Safety, Ops & Regulation