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Can China Save the Day for Slumping Aircraft Manufacturers?

The Singapore Air Show, the biggest event of its type in East Asia, is taking place this week. At the past few Air Shows, there have been major orders placed by airlines from India and Southeast Asia. Though a number of deals will certainly be made at the 2016 event, the mood is not quite...

ST Aero UAV can fly and swim

ST Aerospace is showing off a proof of concept unmanned air vehicle that can both fly and swim. The company’s Unmanned Hybrid Vehicle (UHV) has been tested in the water, but has yet to conduct its first flight. “Not many countries are comfortable with a 25kg [55lb] experimental air...


Legacy 500 Makes Singapore Debut

Claudio Camelier, v-p sales for Middle East and Asia Pacific (not including China) for Embraer Executive Jets (EEJ), told AIN last week that the region accounts for 10 percent of its fleet now. At the Singapore Airshow, the highlight for the Brazilian company will be the debut of its Legacy 500 here; it also has a Phenom 100, a Phenom 300 and a Legacy here on the static display....

Things to know about the space tourism industry

Space tourism projects leaped off the drawing board when a $10 million prize was offered as an incentive for private development of manned rockets, but it took years to make a winner. Many more years have passed since, but the only space tourists have been a few wealthy people who paid millions of dollars for trips aboard Russian rockets to the International Space Station. Things to know about spa...

Dassault to Feature Falcon 7X and Falcon 2000LXS at Singapore Airshow

 Dassault Aviation will present the top of the line Falcon 7X trijet and the Falcon 2000LXS twin at the Singapore Airshow, the largest aerospace and defence exhibition in the Asia Pacific region. The six day event, which opens on February 16th, will take place at Singapore’s Changi Airport and will coincide with Dassault Aviation’s 100th anniversary. In addition to the Falco...

Bizjet Broker Sees Market Boost from South East Asia

Despite challenges in the Chinese economy, Asia-Pacific will account for 12 percent of worldwide business aircraft deliveries through 2024 with South East Asia helping bolster the market, according to the Jetcraft brokerage group. In its recent 10-year Market Outlook, Jetcraft (Stand U63) predicted a global market for 8,755 business aircraft valued at $271.1 billion through 2024. Nort...

Finmeccanica Technology Excellences at Singapore Air Show

Asia’s biggest aerospace show is set to start on the 16th of February in Singapore, and Finmeccanica will be participating with its newly integrated “One Company” organisation.  Leader in the aerospace, defence and security sectors, Finmeccanica will be exhibiting its latest technologies and products in the helicopter, aeronautics and security fields to the Singapore and...

Rolls-Royce Expands Asian Trent 1000 Parts Manufacturing

Rolls-Royce (R-R) has expanded its involvement in the Asia/Pacific aerospace industry with arrangements for producing Trent 1000 engine fan cases in Malaysia. The engine maker  has signed a 25-year agreement covering manufacture, assembly, and supply of the assemblies with UMW M&E, the investment arm of Malaysian conglomerate UMW, and the latter's newly established ...

Dassault Sees Weaker Market for Falcon Bizjets in Asia

Dassault Falcon is exhibiting two of its wide-cabin business aircraft, a Falcon 7X trijet and a Falcon 2000LX twinjet, here in Singapore. The Asian market, after a peak period in the early 2010s, is now much slower, but the French airframer is confident about the coming years. “Business aviation is a cyclical market, including in Asia,” Jean-Michel Jacob, senior v-p f...

SINGAPORE: Aviage, Roketsan among newcomers at 2016 show

The 2016 Singapore air show has attracted several new aerospace firms, while retaining 75% of the companies that participated in 2014. Companies appearing at the show for the first time include Chinese avionics supplier Aviage Systems, BSB Aviation, CWT Defence Services, Dornier Seawings, and Turkish munitions supplier Roketsan. The Roketsan debut marks the first time a Turkish firm has partici...

AIRSHOW-Philippine Air nears deal to acquire Airbus A350s -sources

Philippine Airlines Inc (PAL) is close to announcing a deal to secure about half a dozen wide-body Airbus jets to serve U.S. and Europe long-haul flights, several people familiar with the matter said. The deal for Airbus A350-900 jets, likely to be announced at this week's Singapore Airshow, would be valued around $1.8 billion at list prices based on an outright purchase, though other deal...

Aviation museum first in Taiwan to exhibit suspended planes

The newly completed Aviation Education Exhibition Center in the southern city of Kaohsiung not only features an exterior design shaped like a UFO, but also has something unique inside -- it is the first museum in Taiwan where historically important planes are exhibited suspended from the ceiling. The UFO exterior design is aimed at portraying the idea of an advanced high-tech aircraft carrying...

Supersonic queen of the skies: Amazing pictures inside the first Concorde to land in the US

Prototype flew 642 hours over three years between 1973 and 1975, and test flights helped prove commercial viability It is one of two but the other was destroyed, and this is now being restored after decade on tarmac in Orly, France  Inside now being painstakingly restored by Delta Museum, near Paris, with help of British donors but won't fly again Pictures show hundreds of dials...

Qatar Airways to display three VIP aircraft at Singapore Airshow

Qatar Airways has announced it will be showcasing three state-of-the-art aircraft from its fast-growing fleet at the upcoming Singapore Airshow from 16-18 February 2016. The three-time Skytrax Airline of the Year winner will be showcasing the A350, for which it was the global launch customer, and its superjumbo A380. Also appearing in Asia is Qatar Executive's newly acquired Gulfstream G650...

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25/02/2020 - 27/02/2020
United Arab Emirates, Dubai

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04/03/2020 - 05/03/2020
Korea, Republic, Seul

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First conclusions of Singapore Airshow 2020

A lot of professionals and aviation lovers were worried on the eve of Singapore Airshow opnening. What is th situation due to coronavirus? Is it safe to come and visit the show? Were all possible...

MAVERIC revealed by Airbus - blended wing aircraft demonstrator

Model Aircraft for Validation and Experimentation of Robust Innovative Controls - MAVERIC, was revealed by Airbus, its “blended wing body” scale model technological demonstr...

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Low-Cost Carriers to boost Middle East aviation market

Low-Cost Carriers are driving growth in the Middle East aviation market, recording a 9.3% increase in seat capacity in 2019, according to CAPA Centre for Aviation. Indeed, LCC’s share of to...

Green Africa signed an MoU for 50 Airbus A220s

An MoU was signed by Green Africa Airways for 50 A220-300 aircraft, one of the major orders to be placed globally for the A220 programme and the largest ever from the African continent. ...