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Airbus highlights growing services business at MRO Asia-Pacific in Singapore

Airbus had a significant presence at the MRO Asia-Pacific exhibition last week, with the company and its subsidiary Satair each having a stand and several executives speaking about the future of the maintenance business at a related conference. The show allowed the company to highlight its growing presence in the increasingly important Asian maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) market. Ove...

Changi Airport Terminal 4 starts operations

Changi Airport’s Terminal 4 (T4) opens today by welcoming passengers of Cathay Pacific and Korean Air. Cathay Pacific flight CX659 from Hong Kong was the first flight to arrive at the new terminal at 0540 hours. Its passengers were warmly welcomed with orchids and goodie bags as they stepped into the terminal. Passengers departing on the first departure flight CX650, bound for Hong Kong at 0...

Jet Aviation gains CAAC ratings for ACJ series, BBJ series and Gulfstream aircraft

Jet Aviation has extended its capabilities in Singapore with recent approvals received from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for the Airbus Corporate Jet (ACJ) series, the Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) series and Gulfstream G650 and G650ER aircraft. The company has also added the G650 and 650ER to its Malaysia DCA. Jet Aviation’s MRO facility in Singapore is now aut...

ST Engineering Sets Up Subsidiary for VIP Completion Business

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) announced that its aerospace sector’s VIP completion and refurbishment business division based in San Antonio, US has been incorporated as a subsidiary, AERIA Luxury Interiors, LLC (AERIA) by VT San Antonio Aerospace, Inc. (VT SAA) with a paid-up capital of US$1. As an incorporated company, AERIA will tailor its processes to be focused...

Boeing Sees Growing Demand for New Airplanes in Southeast Asia

20-year outlook projects 4,210 new airplanes needed, valued at $650 billion Boeing projects a demand for 4,210 new airplanes, valued at $650 billion, over the next 20 years in Southeast Asia.   The company presented its Southeast Asia Current Market Outlook (CMO) today during a briefing at Boeing's regional headquarters in Singapore. The annual report forecasts t...

Airbus Foundation holds second round of youth development programme in Singapore

        Cooperation with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore and the Singapore Space and Technology Association         Programme reached 75 students during two workshops about A380 and Space         Mr NG Chee Meng, Minister for Education (Schools) and Second Minister for Transport visited workshop on A380 The Airbus Fo...

ST Engineering’s Aerospace Arm Incorporates New Companies for Engine Leasing

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) announced that its associated company, Total Engine Asset Management Pte. Ltd. (TEAM), has set up two new special-purpose vehicles, namely Total Engine Asset Management Ireland 01 Limited (TEAM Ireland 01), in Ireland, and TEAM UK 01 Limited (TEAM UK 01), in the United Kingdom. TEAM Ireland 01 and TEAM UK 01, with share capital of US$...

Embraer appoints SIA Engineering as E-Jets Authorized Service Center in the Philippines

Embraer has appointed SIA Engineering (Philippines) Corporation (SIAEP), a subsidiary of SIA Engineering Company Limited (SIAEC), as an E-Jets authorized service center.  Embraer’s E-Jets family of commercial jets consists of the E170, E175, E190 and E195 aircraft.   “The appointment of SIAEP as an authorized E-Jets service center in the region is a result of our commitment...

Airbus organises start-up event in Singapore

Airbus’ first start-up event held over the weekend of 2-4 June in Singapore, attracted around 80 participants from the region, competing on aerospace concepts that could lead to greater innovation in the industry. Held in partnership with SGInnovate, a Singapore government agency supporting entrepreneurial start-ups, the participants worked day and night to fine-tune their ideas. The e...

ST Engineering’s Aerospace Arm Secures New Contracts Worth about S$1.11b in 1Q2017

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) announced that its aerospace arm, Singapore Technologies Aerospace Ltd (ST Aerospace), secured new contracts worth about S$1.11b in the first quarter (1Q) of 2017 for services ranging from line and heavy airframe maintenance to component repair and overhaul. The 1Q2017 contracts include performance-based logistics operation and support for...

Helang Flying Academy and Rotortrade Services sign agreement

Rotortrade Services and Helang Flying Academy Sdn Bhd are thrilled to announce the signing of a Sales & Purchase Agreement for the first of several EC120B during Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace exhibition “LIMA 2017” Malaysia. The helicopter shall be delivered within a month and will be shortly followed by the second helicopter considering their planned fleet delivery...

Zetta Jet announces merger with Advanced Air Management and Asia Aviation Company

Zetta Jet, the fast-growing private jet operator based in Singapore, announced it has signed a definitive agreement on a merger with Advanced Air Management, a leading private aviation management company and Asia Aviation Company Pte Ltd, Singapore’s first locally-based and dedicated private aviation company. The acquisition will further advance Zetta Jet’s promise to deliver the ultim...