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GOVERNMENT ROLLS OUT ENHANCED TRAINING SUPPORT PROGRAMME FOR AEROSPACE INDUSTRY

To mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the aerospace industry, SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) have jointly announced the extension of the Enhanced Training Support Package (ETSP) to the aerospace sector. The initiative aims to help the sector tide over the economic impact of COVID-19, encourage companies to upskill their […]

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JETEX SELECTS SINGAPORE FOR NEW FBO

Jetex, a global fixed-base operator (FBO) and ground handling group for business aviation, has announced the expansion of its network in the Asia-Pacific region with the addition of a world-class FBO in Singapore. The new FBO will be established in collaboration with Bombardier at the latter’s Singapore Service Center. Jetex’s state-of-the-art Global Trip Manager platform will […]

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CAAS AND EASA TO HARMONISE SAFETY MEASURES FOR AIR TRAVEL BETWEEN SINGAPORE AND EUROPE

The cooperation serves to boost public confidence in international air travel The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have concluded a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) on aviation health safety measures in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the MoC, both parties commit to work together to validate and […]

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SIAEC AND CEBU AIR END JOINT VENTURES

Singapore Airlines Engineering Company (SIAEC) and Cebu Air have ended two joint ventures in the Philippines, buying out each other’s shares in the Aviation Partnership (Philippines) Corporation (APPC) and SIA Engineering Philippines Corporation (SIAEP). SIAEC will divest its 51% stake in APPC for $5.61 million, making APPC a fully owned subsidiary of Cebu Air. The company […]

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SINGAPORE’S SIRI TO BECOME INTERNATIONAL STANDARD FOR INDUSTRY 4.0 TRANSFORMATION

The Singapore Economic Development Board has announced a partnership with the World Economic Forum (WEF), to drive the global adoption of the Smart Industry Readiness Index (SIRI). EDB and the WEF will accelerate the use of SIRI as an internationally-recognised standard for Industry 4.0 (i4.0) transformation, and the adoption of new i4.0 technologies across manufacturing […]

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COLLINS AEROSPACE EXPANDS MRO AGREEMENT WITH GKN FOKKER SERVICES

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp, and Fokker Services, a GKN Aerospace company, have announced the expansion of an existing 10-year FlightSense On-Site Support agreement for Collins Aerospace’s Integrated Drive Generators (IDGs). The expanded contract will add new IDG part numbers for the Airbus A320neo, as Collins Aerospace continues to manage Fokker Services’ onsite […]

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BOEING APPOINTS FIRST CHIEF SUSTAINABILITY OFFICER

The Boeing Company has announced the appointment of Christopher Raymond as the company’s chief sustainability officer. This is a newly created position, effective as of 1 October 2020. As Boeing’s first chief sustainability officer, Raymond will be responsible for advancing Boeing’s approach to sustainability that is focused on environmental, social and governance priorities, stakeholder-oriented reporting […]

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SATAIR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING PARTS

Airbus subsidiary and global aircraft parts supplier, Satair, has supplied a U.S. airline customer with what it claims to be the “first certified metal printed flying spare part.” The 3D printed A320ceo wingtip fences came into development as the part was no longer in production by its original supplier. Satair was facing potential high investment […]

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CHINA SOUTHERN AIRLINES REPORTS PROFIT IN Q3 2020

China Southern Airlines has reported its first profit since the pandemic hit. According to a report by Reuters, the airlines recorded a net profit of 711 million yuan (S$145 million) in the third quarter of 2020. This was largely attributed to robust domestic travel demand over the summer period. Reports of the positive earnings followed […]

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ANA UNVEILS PLANS TO ESTABLISH NEW LCC

The yet-to-be-named carrier will be positioned between the ANA mainline unit and the group’s existing narrowbody low-cost carrier As part of a major restructuring of its business model in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Japan’s All Nippon Airways Group (ANA) has shared plans to launch a new low-cost carrier (LCC) brand. Set to be established […]

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