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Heron Technology targets extension of UTM services in the region with incorporation of Heron AirBridge

Singapore-based digital aviation and cybersecurity solutions provider, Heron Technology, announces the incorporation of Heron AirBridge - the company’s standalone Advanced Air Mobility and drones technology business. The formation of Heron AirBridge reflects the company’s steady progress in the development and testing of its proprietary Unmanned Traffic Management s...

Pratt & Whitney to establish Singapore technology accelerator

Pratt & Whitney will establish a technology accelerator in Singapore in collaboration with the Singapore Economic Development Board. Technologies developed in Singapore will be applied across Pratt & Whitney’s global maintenance, repair and overhaul footprint. The facility, serving as a center of excellence for technology advancement, will help to accelerate the development...

ST Engineering to set up test cell capability for LEAP-1B engine

ST Engineering Commercial Aerospace business will expand its MRO solutions for the LEAP-1B engine with test cell support, which is expected to be ready by end-2023. The expansion into LEAP-1B test cell capability follows the setting up of quick-turn services for the engine in February this year, and the receipt of approval from EASA, FAA and CAAC. ST Engineering will work with testing and techn...

Improving air mobility in South East Asia - EVFLY

EVFLY, an air fleet management and air transport organisation company, aims to enable the greatest number of people to travel without constraint, at an affordable cost and in complete safety while being respectful of the environment.Supported by a panel of industry-specialists and advisors, EVFLY has the best foundation to become an important actor in the eVTOL industry. Yannick Erbs, founder a...

ST Engineering joins list of Skyports investors with USD 3.13M in final close of Series B

Skyports has completed the final close of its Series B capital raise with fresh investment from ST Engineering through its Corporate Venture Capital unit, ST Engineering Ventures. ST Engineering, which has over 45 years of experience in the aerospace industry, will join as the final investor in Skyports’ Series B funding round, following the first close in March this year. The...

Volocopter opened first public VoloCity exhibition in Asia

Volocopter has partnered with Singapore’s Institute of Technical Education (ITE) to launch a VoloCity public exhibition including free guided tours in the Lion City. This is Volocopter’s first exhibition to feature its commercial air taxi model in Asia, and the company’s first-ever long-term exhibition to open its doors to the public anywhere in the world. Located at Ae...

The largest OEM business aviation maintenance facility in Asia Pacific - Bombardier

Bombardier opened newly transformed Singapore Service Centre, the largest OEM business aviation maintenance facility in Asia Pacific. A key jewel of the next major investments in Bombardier’s growing worldwide customer service footprint, the newly expanded facility features substantially enhanced service capabilities for its growing fleet of Learjet, Challenger and&n...

Skyports signs MOU with Jurong Port to develop maritime drone delivery infrastructure

Skyports and Jurong Port signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore the development of ship-to-shore infrastructure at Jurong Port. The MOU is a significant milestone for the development of large-scale drone delivery operations in Singapore and expands on Skyports’ ongoing work in the country’s bustling maritime sector. The MoU will draw on Skyports&rsquo...

Commitment to provide sustainable and affordable regional mobility - ATR at Singapore Airshow

During Singapore Airshow 2022 ATR has once again demonstrated its commitment to bringing the higher edge of technology to the regional aviation market whilst making air services ever more sustainable, reliable, and affordable. Asia Pacific is ATR’s largest market accounting for more than 40% of aircraft deliveries. After the recent announcement regarding Maldivian’s order for...

Airbus signs agreement to study hydrogen hub in Singapore

Airbus has signed a Cooperation Agreement with Changi Airport Group, global industrial gases and engineering company Linde and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) to study the potential for a future hydrogen hub in the city state.  The agreement was signed at the Singapore Airshow by Sabine Klauke, Airbus Chief Technical Officer, Han Kok Juan, Director-General o...

Liebherr to provide Tigerair Taiwan A320neo component support

Liebherr and Tigerair Taiwan have signed a long term customer service contract. Under this agreement, Liebherr-Aerospace will provide repair support services for a wide range of air conditioning and bleed systems components installed on 15 Airbus A320neo aircraft operated by the airline. Liebherr-Singapore, Liebherr-Aerospace’s dedicated service center for the Asia-Pacific region, will provi...

Seletar Aerospace Park to support advanced air mobility growth

Seletar Aerospace Park has been identified as a future Advanced Air Mobility hub with an enabling ecosystem for the industry. JTC, the masterplanner for Seletar Aerospace Park, and the Singapore Economic Development Board announced the signing of two Memorandums of Understanding with Skyports and Volocopter to explore ways the aerospace park can support the growth of the emergi...