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Aviation in Singapore

Flagship aviation event spreads its wings

Departure from Singapore pays immediate dividends as record numbers flock to register for the inaugural show in Hong Kong

Monday, 3 September, 2007, 12:00am

Battle for air supremacy

Will Singapore or Hong Kong dominate the Asian circuit of air shows? That battle - waged in corporate and public opinion - has been going strong since the Asian Aerospace 2006 trade show closed last month.

14 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

HK to be new home of Asia's biggest air show

Hong Kong has brushed aside stiff regional competition to win Asia's biggest air show, to be held every two years from September 2007.

The four-day event could potentially contribute $2 billion to the economy every two years.

14 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Singapore airport operator expands to Britain

Singapore's airport operator has stepped up a drive to expand overseas, taking a 50 per cent stake in a British airport development company.

Yesterday's move is the latest in a string of international investments by Singaporean groups as they try to diversify their earnings streams by striking out beyond its limiting borders.

27 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Singapore cargo up

Singapore's Changi Airport last year posted close to a 10 per cent annual increase in the volume of air cargo it handled, and is pursuing expansions plans to accommodate future growth, officials say.

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore said the airport handled 1.1 million tonnes of air cargo last year, up 9.5 per cent from 1994.

27 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Changi contract signed

SEMBAWANG Engineering has won a $23.6 million contract to build passenger loading bridges at Singapore's Changi airport.

The contract, to build the bridges with guidance systems for docking with passenger aircraft at the airport, was awarded by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore.

8 Sep 1993 - 12:00am