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Singapore, Malaysia Fly in Planes to Fight Indonesia's Haze

Singapore and Malaysia have sent aircraft to Palembang in South Sumatra to help Indonesia fight forest fires in parts of the country, which have caused haze and deteriorated air quality in neighboring nations. Singapore has dispatched a Chinook helicopter and a Hercules plane, while Malaysia flew in a CL415 Bombardier with a flight crew of 12 people to extinguish the fires over the next tw...

Jet Aviation Singapore names F.Khan new FBO senior manager

Jet Aviation Singapore is pleased to announce the appointment of Faizal Khan to FBO senior manager, effective October 1, 2015 As senior manager, Khan will be responsible for Jet Aviation Singapore’s day-to-day FBO operation, Aircraft Parking and Tenancy services. He is succeeding Bernard Loo, who has left the company. Khan and his team will ensure continued premium customer experience whi...

ST Aerospace acquires remaining 50% of S-PRO

ST Aerospace Systems has acquired the remaining 50 per cent stake in Singapore Precision Repair and Overhaul (S-PRO) from Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (a Safran company) for $8.1m. Following the acquisition, landing gear and components specialist S-PRO will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of ST Aerospace Systems, the aerospace arm of ST Engineering. ST Aerospace said acquiring S-PRO aligns with it...

Tigerair Launches Inaugural Flight to Quanzhou Today

Tigerair has marked a new milestone today as the only carrier to operate direct flights between Singapore and the coastal city of Quanzhou in China’s Fujian province. The airline made its inaugural flight to Quanzhou today, and will ply the two cities every Monday, Thursday and Saturday. Lee Lik Hsin, Tigerair’s CEO, said, “Tigerair is constantly looking for opportunities...

Police Warn Travellers Against Misusing Boarding Passes at Changi Airport

The police have issued an advisory warning travellers against misusing their boarding passes. In a statement posted on Facebook on Sunday morning, it said that nine cases of Misuse of Boarding Pass had been reported at Changi Airport since January this year. Thirteen people have also been arrested in connection to offences under the Protected Areas and Protected Places Act. &quo...

Changi welcomes new business and more to come

Singapore’s Changi Airport continues to attract new cargo services and to enjoy further expansion in the gateway’s infrastructure. In March this year,  DHL Express announced that it is to invest 140 million Singapore dollars ($100 million) in its new South Asia Hub at the Changi Airfreight Centre, which will increase its handling capacity by a factor of thre...

SIA Plane Bound for Frankfurt Forced to Return to Singapore Mid-flight After Hydraulic Fault

A Singapore Airlines flight bound for Frankfurt was forced to return to Singapore after experiencing a hydraulic fault on Tuesday (Sep. 22) afternoon. SQ326 was flying over the Bay of Bengal, according to information from FlightRadar.com, when the pilots decided to return to Changi Airport three hours into the flight. The plane returned to Singapore at about 8:25 p.m. on Tuesday. Five fir...