Hotel & Travel

Reserve your Housing for ABACE2018

Book direct with the ABACE2018 host hotels through the following links:

Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao
No. 1116 Hong Song East Rd Shanghai, China, 201103
Phone: +86 21 2312 9888
Rates: from RMB 1480 per night
Group Name: ABACE 2018
Group Code: GNBAA
Cutoff Date: March 29, 2018

Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre – Headquarter Hotel
555 Xi Zang Road (Middle), Huangpu District, Shanghai, China, 200003
Phone: +86 21 2312 9888
Rates: from RMB 1250 per night
Group Name: ABACE18
Cutoff Date: March 27, 2018

Shuttle Buses

Download the 2018 Transportation Flyer (PDF)

Hotel Shuttle Buses

Shuttle buses will run between the following hotels and the Shanghai Hawker Pacific Business Aviation Service Centre (SHPBASC):

  • Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao
  • Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre

ABACE2018 Hotel Shuttle Bus Hours

Registration Hours Exhibit Hours Hotel Shuttle Hours
Monday, April 16, 2018 08:00 – 18:00 08:00 – 18:00 (move-in) 07:45 – 18:30
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 08:00 – 17:00 10:00 – 18:00 07:45 – 18:30
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 09:00 – 17:00 10:00 – 18:00 08:45 – 18:30
Thursday, April 19, 2018 09:00 – 14:00 10:00 – 15:00 08:45 – 16:30

Terminal 1 Taxi Shuttle Bus

The ABACE Terminal 1 taxi shuttle bus will transport attendees to Terminal 1 Transportation Center Ground Level at the Shanghai Honqiao International Airport where attendees will then proceed to the taxi stand.


Parking will be available for a fee at the Terminal 1 parking lot at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport. ABACE shuttle bus service provides transportation from the Transportation Center Ground Level to the show.

Visa Invitation Letters

Attendees from countries requiring Chinese visas to attend ABACE must have an invitation letter from authorities in China in order to obtain their visa. Attendees may request such a letter by using the ABACE invitation letter request form. The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) will forward requests to the appropriate Chinese Authorities, who will then issue the ABACE invitation letter. Please be advised that it will take approximately 4 weeks to process requests. The invitation letter will then be sent to you via email to download.

Please note: Passports must be valid for at least six months after the date of your arrival in China.

Only registered attendees and exhibitor for ABACE2018 are eligible to request ABACE invitation letters.

The information provided is meant to facilitate the visa application procedure. NBAA will not be in a position to intervene in any decision made by the Chinese authorities. In addition, please be advised that all ABACE attendees must comply with Chinese laws and regulations during their stay in China and may not engage in activities which might damage China’s national security or public interests. Attendees from foreign countries must be responsible for all their own costs while in China, and must be willing to bear the corresponding legal and economic responsibilities should any problems arise.

The processing fee to obtain an invitation letter from the Chinese authorities is U.S. $30.00 plus 6.45% VAT per person. A credit card number should be provided when requesting the visa invitation letter and, upon receipt of the invitation letter, your credit card will be charged for this fee.

Visa Invitation Letter Request Form