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    Opinion

    The real trouble with travel bubbles

    2020-11-23T07:13:00Z

    A two-week delay in the Hong Kong-Singapore air travel bubble starkly illustrates how fragile an Asia-Pacific air travel recovery will be absent a universal coronavirus vaccine.

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    News

    Singapore-Hong Kong travel bubble postponed, after surge in coronavirus cases

    2020-11-21T09:44:00Z

    Singapore and Hong Kong have pushed back the start of air travel bubble arrangements, a day before it was due to commence, and following a spike in coronavirus cases in Hong Kong. 

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    Singapore, Hong Kong travel bubble begins 22 November

    2020-11-11T04:01:00Z

    The air travel bubble between Singapore and Hong Kong — the first such arrangement for both cities — will commence on 22 November, allowing for all forms of travel without having to undergo a 14-day quarantine. Outlining further details on the travel arrangements, the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore ...

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    News

    SIA seals Airbus deferrals, Boeing negotiations reach ‘advanced stage’

    2020-11-06T11:57:00Z

    Singapore Airlines Group has confirmed that its outstanding Airbus aircraft on order have been deferred and that it is close to concluding similar talks with Boeing. In today disclosing record half year losses amid the coronavirus crisis, SIA Group states that it has “concluded negotiations with Airbus on a ...

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    News

    Collapse in MRO work pushes SIA Engineering into red for half-year

    2020-11-03T11:14:00Z

    Plummeting MRO volumes on the back of coronavirus-driven fleet groundings pushed SIA Engineering (SIAEC) into the red at an operating level in the first-half of its financial year.

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    Hong Kong eyes November launch for travel bubble with Singapore

    2020-10-29T09:52:00Z

    Hong Kong expects its proposed air travel bubble with Singapore will start in November, allowing passengers to travel between the two destinations without a 14-day quarantine. “The aim is that within the next month, we can introduce the air travel bubble with Singapore,” says Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie ...

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    News

    How ST Engineering’s Lee Hui Fung led gender diversity drive

    2020-10-21T09:47:00Z

    Lee Hui Fung is ST Engineering’s vice-president for Smart MRO, and has been in the industry for nearly 30 years. She tells FlightGlobal how gender diversity in the aerospace engineering sector in Singapore has changed for the better.

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    Interview

    ST Engineering’s new aerospace chief sees opportunity amid pandemic crisis

    2020-10-09T10:40:00Z

    ST Engineering’s aerospace unit saw a leadership change on 1 October, when Jeffrey Lam took the helm. While the industry may be mired in crisis, Lam believes there are still plenty of opportunities for innovative companies.

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    News

    Malaysia lockdown curtails regional air travel

    2020-03-17T06:34:00Z

    Travel restrictions are closing in on Southeast Asia, as Malaysia imposes a partial lockdown after seeing a recent spike in coronavirus cases. From 18 to 31 March, citizens are restricted from leaving the country, while foreign visitors and tourists will be denied entry. Nearly all business, government offices ...

  • ST Aerospace MRO
    News

    Higher revenue boosts ST Engineering Aerospace full-year profit

    2020-02-24T03:14:00Z

    ST Engineering’s aerospace arm notched a 15.5% increase in its full-year operating profit – on the back of higher revenue – to S$310 million ($221 million). Revenue for the year ended 31 December 2019 came in at S$3.45 billion, about 30% higher than the same period last year. Net ...

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    News

    Singapore extends support for aviation industry amid coronavirus outbreak

    2020-02-19T04:36:00Z

    Singapore is rolling out a six-month support package for the country’s aviation industry, with an aim of safeguarding Changi Airport’s air connectivity, reducing business costs, and protecting jobs, amid the coronavirus outbreak that has affected airlines worldwide. The S$112 million ($80.5 million) package will comprise rebates on aircraft landing ...

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    ST Engineering Aerospace chief talks sustainability

    2020-02-12T07:52:00Z

    ST Engineering’s aerospace unit is looking to up its sustainability efforts in its operations. The head of ST Engineering’s aerospace unit Lim Serh Ghee acknowledges that the company “has a part to play” in sustainability, being part of the larger aviation community. Source: BillyPix head ...

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    Singapore’s aerospace industry gets $360m investment

    2020-02-12T05:43:00Z

    Singapore’s aerospace industry will see inward investment of S$500 million ($360 million) over the next five years as global firms strengthen their presence in the city state. Firms including GE Aviation, Rolls-Royce and Safran Aircraft Engines have signed agreements with Singapore government agency JTC for new or expanded facilities. ...

  • Pratt & Whitney GTF
    News

    Pratt & Whitney looks to double GTF capabilities in Singapore

    2020-02-11T01:56:00Z

    A year after it began operations, Pratt Whitney’s PW1000G-series overhaul line in Singapore is looking to ramp up its output. Eagle Services Asia (ESA), a joint venture between P W and Singapore Airlines’ engineering arm, has recently undergone a $85 million refurbishment, which saw the addition of ...

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    In depth

    For Singapore’s aerospace industry, innovation is its trump card

    2020-02-03T17:07:00Z

    At Rolls-Royce’s sprawling facility in Singapore, the robots are feeling the heat — literally. At its Trent fanblade manufacturing facility — the only other such facility outside of R-R’s Derby headquarters — the robots take the lead in a process known as super plastic forming. Source: ...

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    News

    ST Engineering Aerospace doubles contract wins for 2019

    2020-01-31T03:16:00Z

    ST Engineering’s aerospace unit has clinched S$1.1 billion ($808 million) worth of new MRO contracts in the quarter that ended 31 December. This brings the total value of the unit’s contracts for 2019 to about S$4.2 billion, nearly twice of S$2.1 billion in 2018. Among the new deals ...

  • News

    BOC Aviation places four A321neos with Scoot

    2019-08-01T05:47:11Z

    Scoot will lease four new Airbus A321neos from BOC Aviation, with deliveries of the jets scheduled for the second half of 2020.

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    BOC Aviation expects up to 30 jet deliveries to slip into 2020

    2019-07-30T04:02:00Z

    Lessor BOC Aviation expects that up to 30 aircraft that were due for delivery this year could be pushed into 2020, primarily due to the Boeing 737 Max grounding.

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    Scoot to take 16 new A321neos

    2019-07-29T10:53:00Z

    Singapore Airlines’ budget unit Scoot is to take delivery of 16 new Airbus A321neos in the last quarter of 2020.

  • News

    Drones again disrupt operations at Singapore Changi airport

    2019-06-25T02:53:06Z

    Operations at Singapore Changi airport operations were disrupted on 24 June due to unauthorised drone activities and bad weather.