Singapore Airshow 2014

Latest news from the Singapore Airshow

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  • SINGAPORE: Saab scans for maritime surveillance customers

    News | 14 Feb 2014 12:37 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Saab is confident of making a first sale of its 340-based maritime surveillance aircraft (MSA) later this year, with its demonstrator having been flown for potential customers during the Singapore air show.
  • SINGAPORE: CSeries third test aircraft to fly "within weeks"

    News | 12 Feb 2014 09:49 | Mavis Toh

    Bombardier is on track in its flight test programme for the CSeries as the third test flight aircraft prepares to take to the skies "within weeks".
  • ​SINGAPORE: Higher-density seating will boost A380 appeal - Amedeo

    News | 12 Feb 2014 09:46

    New A380 customer Amedeo will focus its marketing efforts around simple, higher-density seating configurations to create greater demand for Airbus's ultra-large aircraft.
  • SINGAPORE: Airbus defence unit targets new sales, then airlift rival

    News | 12 Feb 2014 08:50 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Airbus Defence & Space made its first high-profile appearance at an international show since emerging from a rebranding activity last month by revealing a target to close fresh sales of its A400M tactical transport and A330 tanker this year.
  • SINGAPORE: SIA extends UTC service deal for 777s

    News | 12 Feb 2014 08:25

    ​Singapore Airlines has extended a service agreement with UTC Aerospace Systems for its fleet of Boeing 777 aircraft.
  • SINGAPORE: Nok Air to order 15 737s

    News | 12 Feb 2014 06:01

    ​Thai low-cost carrier Nok Air has committed to order 15 Boeing 737s.
  • SINGAPORE: Alenia Aermacchi mounts C-27J sales offensive

    News | 12 Feb 2014 05:39 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Alenia Aermacchi launched a new sales offensive with its C-27J medium transport at the show, with a company official describing the type as “superior to any competitor, in all categories”.
  • SINGAPORE: Relentess and SLS teams battle to win first-flight race

    News | 12 Feb 2014 04:48 | Dominic Perry

    ​Bell is targeting maiden flight of its two new civil programmes – the 525 Relentless and the Short Light Single (SLS) – this year, but is still uncertain which will reach the milestone first.
  • SINGAPORE: New Hermes 900 deal to lift Elbit

    News | 12 Feb 2014 04:44 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Elbit Systems is poised to build on its sales performance with the Hermes 900 unmanned air vehicle, according to chief executive Bezhalel “Butzi” Machlis.
  • SINGAPORE: Bell pushes ahead with export V-22 sales

    News | 12 Feb 2014 04:40 | Dominic Perry

    ​Bell is working with partner Boeing to finalise a number of export sales campaigns for its V-22 Osprey even as it continues development activities on its V-280 Valor third-generation tiltrotor.
  • SINGAPORE: Air force to receive last M-346 trainers

    News | 12 Feb 2014 04:22 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Singapore’s new-generation advanced jet trainer fleet will be complete within weeks, with Alenia Aermacchi poised to deliver its last of 12 M-346 aircraft.
  • SINGAPORE: Lufthansa Technik secures new work in Asia

    News | 12 Feb 2014 02:41 | Firdaus Hashim

    Lufthansa Technik has secured contracts from three Southeast Asian carriers, and expanding its partnership with Thailand’s Nok Air.
  • SINGAPORE: Amedeo firms up 20 A380s

    News | 12 Feb 2014 02:24 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Lessor Amedeo, formerly known as Doric Lease, has firmed up its previously announced commitment for 20 Airbus A380s.
  • SINGAPORE: Boeing confident of placing unsold C-17s

    News | 12 Feb 2014 01:39 | Greg Waldron

    Boeing is placing a high priority on finding customers for the 15 C-17 strategic transports it decided to build without confirmed orders.
  • SINGAPORE: 787-9 flight tests progressing smoothly

    News | 12 Feb 2014 01:23 | Mavis Toh

    The Boeing 787-9 is progressing with its flight test programme smoothly, and Boeing is on track to deliver the aircraft to launch customer Air New Zealand by the middle of the year.
  • SINGAPORE: Lockheed offers fixed-price F-16 upgrade

    News | 12 Feb 2014 01:18 | Greg Waldron

    ​Lockheed Martin’s aeronautics chief has swatted down speculation that possible funding concerns related to US F-16 upgrades will compromise its international improvement offerings for the popular type.
  • SINGAPORE: Boeing closes in on Indian Apache, Chinook deals

    News | 12 Feb 2014 00:58 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Boeing expects to sign contracts soon covering India’s planned purchase of its AH-64E Apache and CH-47F Chinook helicopters, while global interest in the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor produced with partner Bell has reached a new high.
  • SINGAPORE: BAE targets F-16 upgrade opportunity

    News | 12 Feb 2014 00:40 | Greg Waldron

    ​Singapore’s plan to upgrade its Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Block 52 fighters with new avionics and radars has become the next unlikely battlefront.
  • ​SINGAPORE: VIDEO - Production system key to Boeing’s 757 successor studies

    News | 12 Feb 2014 00:28

    Deciding on the production system that Boeing adopts for any new aircraft developed to address the niche in the narrowbody market previously filled by the 757 will be a key aspect of its studies to ensure low production costs.
  • SINGAPORE: Microsoft makes air show debut

    News | 12 Feb 2014 00:00 | Andrew Doyle

    ​Microsoft is making its worldwide debut as an air show exhibitor in Singapore as part of a major drive to increase its penetration of the airline market.
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