Aviation in Singapore

July 10, 2012 - 10:00am

Singapore Airshow organizers believe they can set new attendance records at the next running of the event, Feb.11-16, 2014 at the Changi Exhibition Center. Angelica Lim, general manager of Experia Events’ aerospace and defense group, told AIN about some planned changes, including new themed areas for simulation and security.

July 9, 2012 - 5:15pm

Singapore Airshow organizers believe they can set new attendance records at the next running of the event, Feb.11-16, 2014 at the Changi Exhibition Center. Angelica Lim, general manager of Experia Events’ aerospace and defense group, told AIN about some planned changes, including new themed areas for simulation and security.

June 6, 2012 - 2:53pm
The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore is reducing the aircraft maintenance engineer apprenticeship program from four years to three.

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has developed a program to increase the ranks of aircraft maintenance engineers (AME) by reducing to three years the current four-year apprenticeship program.

March 28, 2012 - 1:35pm

Commercial aviation is the biggest impediment to business aviation’s growth in Asia, according to Tay Tiang Guan, deputy director general of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS). He said the rapid growth of the commercial aviation sector is taking the lion’s share of regulators’ attention and dominating airspace.

March 28, 2012 - 3:20am

Commercial aviation is the biggest impediment to business aviation’s growth in Asia, according to Tay Tiang Guan, deputy director general of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS). Speaking at the ABACE show conference session yesterday, Tay admitted that the rapid growth of the commercial aviation sector is taking the lion’s share of regulators’ attention and dominating airspace.

February 14, 2012 - 3:35pm

Cessna Aircraft said today at the Singapore Airshow that it expects “accelerating demand” for light and midsize business jets across the Asia-Pacific region in the next decade. Speaking at the show, vice president of sales for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia (EMAA) Trevor Esling said, “The Asia-Pacific region already accounts for 10 percent of Cessna’s business jet sales, and we anticipate demand increasing further in the medium to long term.

February 14, 2012 - 7:45am

U.S. ambassador to Singapore David Adelman will cut the ribbon to open the U.S. International Pavilion at the Singapore Airshow this morning. He will be joined by General Gary North, U.S. Pacific Air Forces commander, and Nicole Lamb-Hale, U.S. assistant secretary of commerce for manufacturing and services.

The U.S. pavilion will showcase the products and services of 70 companies, 25 of which are exhibiting at the Singapore Airshow for the first time. The 1,400-sq-m pavilion has been organized by Kallman Worldwide.

February 13, 2012 - 5:00pm
The 2012 Singapore Airshow runs from February 14-19

How robust is Asia’s air transport market, given recent evidence of softening demand and financial strain in countries such as India and Malaysia? This week’s Singapore Airshow might provide some answers, with a number of new orders widely anticipated, including a likely deal for regional airliners from Indonesia carrier Garuda.

February 13, 2012 - 8:45am

Piper Aircraft (Booth V63) head of global sales and business development Drew McEwen is leading the Vero Beach, Florida-based company’s delegation here at the Singapore Airshow. The Brunei government-owned aircraft manufacturer also comes to the Singapore show fresh under new management–until a few months ago Imprimis was directing the company; Brunei, which bought Piper in 2009, now holds the full reins.

February 13, 2012 - 8:30am

Canada’s Manitoba Department of Entrepreneurship, Training and Trade (Booth U98) has an exhibit at the Singapore Airshow for the first time to assist small and medium-sized companies look for new or expanded business opportunities.

 
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