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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...

Jet Aviation earns ACJ FAA repair station ratings for maintenance center in Singapore

Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility in Singapore has recently received repair station ratings from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for Airbus ACJ 318/319/320/321 series aircraft. With these approvals, Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility at Seletar Aerospace Park in Singapore is now authorized by the FAA to provide full line and base maintenance services to ACJ318...

Bombardier Business Aircraft’s Singapore Service Centre Receives Asia Business Aviation Association’s Icons of Aviation Award

Bombardier Business Aircraft is pleased to announce its Singapore Service Centre has been recognized bythe Asia Business Aviation Association (AsBAA) with the prestigious Icons of Aviation, Best Maintenance Repair Organization Award. The Icons of Aviation Awards celebrate achievement across 11 key categories of business aviation and are the industry’s only award ceremony in Asia. The...

Singapore to buy Airbus and Boeing helicopters

Singapore has agreed to buy new military helicopters from Airbus and Boeing Co to replace its aging fleet of Super Pumas and Chinooks, the city-state's defense ministry said on Monday. Singapore has the largest defense budget in Southeast Asia at a time when China's increasingly assertive actions in the disputed South China Sea spur regional nations to step up defense spending. The d...

Jet Aviation launches new hangar project at Seletar Aerospace Park in Singapore

Jet Aviation recently held a hand-over ceremony to commemorate the launch of a third new hangar at its Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) and Fixed Base Operator (FBO) facility at Seletar Aerospace Park in Singapore. The project slated for completion in November 2017 will add 3,850 square meters of hangar space to the facility, as well as 380 square meters to the Interior Shop and additio...

SIA flight from Milan grounded for more than 24 hours due to 'technical issue'

A Singapore Airlines flight from Milan to Singapore was grounded for more than 24 hours due to a "technical issue".  SQ377 was scheduled to depart from Milan's Malpensa Airport at 1pm on Friday (Oct 28) when it "encountered a technical issue while the aircraft was still on the ground", a spokesperson for the airline said.  "As the engineers on ground re...