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


    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


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


    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 revised ...

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


    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


    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 Lam ...

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


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


    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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    Malaysia lockdown curtails regional air travel


    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 and schools ...

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    Higher revenue boosts ST Engineering Aerospace full-year profit


    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 profit, ...

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    Singapore extends support for aviation industry amid coronavirus outbreak


    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 and ...

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    ST Engineering Aerospace chief talks sustainability


    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 of ST Engineering’s ...

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    Singapore’s aerospace industry gets $360m investment


    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. ...

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    Pratt & Whitney looks to double GTF capabilities in Singapore


    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 PW1000G-series engines into ...

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


    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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    ST Engineering Aerospace doubles contract wins for 2019


    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 the unit ...

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    BOC Aviation places four A321neos with Scoot


    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


    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


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

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    Drones again disrupt operations at Singapore Changi airport


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

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    BOC Aviation to sell 17 mid-life aircraft into $548 million ABS


    ​BOC Aviation is selling a 17-aircraft portfolio of mostly mid-life narrowbodies via a $548 million securitisation called Silver Aircraft.