Singapore Airshow is Asia's largest and one of the most important aerospace and defence exhibitions in the world. A truly global exhibition where the latest state-of-the-art systems and equipment, together with their related technologies and developments, are displayed by top aerospace companies around the world.

The event also features high-level conferences – the Singapore Airshow Aviation Leadership Summit and the Asia Pacific Security Conference – that attract an unprecedented network of international government and military delegates. The other strategic conferences which will be held during the week of the show are the A*STAR Aerospace Technology Leadership Forum and the Singapore Aerospace Technology & Engineering Conference.

In 2012, the third edition of the biennial show was its biggest ever, setting new records for value of deals announced at over US$31billion, a threefold increase from the previous event in 2010. With some 900 exhibiting companies from 50 countries, 274 official delegations from 70 countries and 44,801 professional visitors from all over the world, the Singapore Airshow is the place to be to tap into the immense business opportunities in Asia Pacific's fast-growing markets!

 

 

 

 TUESDAY,   February 11

 

  • Southeast Asian carriers VietJetAir and Myanmar Airways maintained the region’s strong growth-curve yesterday, announcing new airliner deals worth almost $7.4 billion. At the Singapore Airshow, Vietnam’s VietJetAir gave Airbus a $6.4 billion contract covering firm orders for 42 A320neos, 14 A320ceos and seven A321ceos. Earlier in the day, GE Capital Aviation Services (Gecas) and Myanmar state-owned flag carrier Myanmar Airways signed a $1 billion leasing agreement for 10 Boeing 737-800 and 737 Max models.
  • First Flying Company of Osaka Japan has signed a purchase agreement with Canada’s Viking Air (Chalet CD35) covering a pair of Twin Otter Series 400 turboprops, marking the first placement of the latest Twin Otter generation in Japan. The contract calls for the Twin Otters to come configured as standard 19-seat commercial landplanes. Expecting delivery in early 2015, First Flying plans to press the airplanes into service on domestic service in Okinawa and throughout the Ryukyu Islands in the southernmost region of Japan.
  • Bombardier officially opened its new business aircraft service center at Singapore’s Seletar Airport. The new 92,000-sq-ft facility is the first factory-owned service center for Bombardier business aircraft operators in the Asia Pacific region.

 

 

WEDNESDAY,  February 12

 

  • European turboprop aircraft manufacturer ATR and the United Arab Emirates' leasing firm Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) announced a contract for the purchase of 40 ATR 72-600s, which includes firm orders for 20 aircraft and options for 20 additional ones. DAE is the largest aviation leasing firm in the Middle East with an aircraft portfolio of approximately $3.3 billion comprised of B737s, B777s, A320s and A330s. Today's deal represents DAE's first order for regional aircraft. The 20 firm aircraft are scheduled to deliver between 2015 and 2018.
  • ATR and the Thai airline Bangkok Airways announced a contract for the sale of six firm ATR 72-600 aircraft and two options, valued at almost US$ 200 million. Bangkok Airways has been operating ATR aircraft for two decades and currently operates a fleet of eight ATR 72-500s. The first new ATR 72-600s will be delivered later this year, allowing Bangkok Airways to start renewing its fleet and to offer all the new comfort and cabin features of the ATR-600s to its customers.

 

THURSDAY , February 13

 

  • Embraer took a giant step toward boosting its modest presence in the South Asian market at the Singapore Airshow on Thursday with a firm order for 50 E-Jet E2s and purchase rights on another 50 from Indian regional carrier Air Costa. The order calls for delivery of a mix of 25 E190-E2s and 25 E195-E2s worth $2.94 billion at list prices. If Air Costa exercises its purchase rights for 25 more of each of the models, the value of the transaction will rise to $5.88 billion.
  • Malaysian operator Weststar Aviation Services yesterday ordered an additional 10 AgustaWestland AW139 intermediate twin helicopters. The company, which will use the aircraft to support offshore oil and gas industry activity, will increase its AW139 fleet to 34 once deliveries are complete.
  • Airbus has become the newest member of the Singapore Agency for Science, Technology and research (A*STAR) aerospace program, it was announced at the Aerospace Technology Leadership Forum in downtown Singapore on Monday. Airbus joins various other OEMs as members–such as Boeing, Embraer and Bombardier, GE, P&W, Rolls-Royce, Safran and Honeywell–and major aviation Singapore companies-such as ST Aerospace and SIA Engineering.
  • Rockwell Collins is introducing its new MultiScan ThreatTrack weather radar at this year’s Singapore Airshow. The avionics group claims the radar provides air transport aircraft with “unprecedented” atmospheric threat-assessment capabilities. During the show, the company received launch orders for the system from Singapore’s SilkAir and also from AirAsia.

 

FRIDAY ,  February 14

 

  • Russian Helicopters, has displayed its military helicopters at the Singapore Airshow 2014 aerospace and defence exhibition during a conference for military helicopter operators entitled Russian military helicopters and new technological developments: Ka-52 Alligator, Mi-35M and Mi-8/17, held jointly with Rosoboronexport.
  • Singapore Airshow 2014 wrapped up the trade segment of the six-day event with deals announced worth US$32 billion, surpassing the value of deals announced in 2012. Major announcements include contracts for Airbus, Embraer, Boeing and Rolls-Royce. This reinforces Singapore Airshow’s standing as one of the most important aerospace and defence exhibitions in the world. 

 

SATURDAY - SUNDAY , February 15-16

 

Singapore Airshow 2014 attracted close to 100,000 visitors over the public day weekend on 15 and 16 February . In addition to the 80 ,000 public day tickets that were completely sold out, the Airshow also welcomed guests for the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s 45 th anniversary celebrations at Singapore Airshow , exhibiting personnel, student groups and concession ticket holders over the two days. Visitors to the Airshow were treated to an impressive line-up of public day activities, including the highly- anticipated flying display, featuring the largest number of aerobatic teams in the history of Singapore Airshow. The line-up included awe-inspiring team aerobatics performances by the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) Black Knights, the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) Black Eagles and the Indonesian Air Force (TNI-AU) The Jupiters.

 

There were also solo aerobaticperformances by the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Marine Corps and the Royal AustralianAir Force (RAAF). The RSAF pavilion, part of the RSAF’s efforts to celebrate its 45th anniversary with the public at Singapore Airshow 2014, was also a major highlight of the public days.

The new public day arrangements introduced this yearby show organisers, where visitors go through security clearance at Singapore Expo before boarding the shuttle bus to Changi Exhibition Centre, were well-received.In particular, the objectiveof getting visitors into the show swiftly and safely during the peak period in the morning before the flying display was achieved. Over the si-day show from 11-16 February, Singapore Airshow 2014 welcomed some 146,000 visitor sin total.

Visitorship over the four trade days from 11-14February stood at almost 46,000 visitors from 129 countries/regions, with 31% coming from overseas.Singapore Airshow 2014 also played host to 279 delegations from 72 countries.

 

“We are delighted with the achievements of Singapore Airshow 2014. We received good feedback from our public day visitors who enjoyed the impressive line-up of activities, especially the stunning aerial display performances, and found it convenient to access and leave the show.

We will look into how we can improve on this further for the next show in 2016. We would like to thank all our partners and agencies for their support in making this another successful Airshow,” said Jimmy Lau, Managing Director of Experia Events, organiser of Singapore Airshow.Singapore

 

Airshow returns from 16 to 21 February 2016 at Changi Exhibition Centre