More than 4,000 runners from 116 organisations
across the aviation community in Singapore participated in the
Aviation Run organised by the Civil Aviation Authority of
Singapore (CAAS) as part of its 25th anniversary celebrations.
With the generous support of the
organisations and individuals, the Aviation Run, which was held on
Saturday, raised Sin$218,000 for the Community Chest.
The Aviation Run also sought to foster
closer ties among members of the aviation community. The high
turnout and benevolent contributions by the community exemplified
the strong spirit of partnership and camaraderie within the
Leaders and senior executives from the
aviation organisations ran alongside Mr Raymond Lim, Minister for
Transport and Second Minister for Foreign Affairs, who was the
Guest-of-Honour at the event, in a special run.
Mr Yap Ong Heng, Director-General of CAAS,
said, “The impressive turnout by the aviation community at the
Aviation Run and its contribution to the Community Chest reflects
the commitment of the community to work together to help the less
fortunate. The event is also a celebration of the aviation
industry in Singapore. Despite the economic downturn and the
impact on the industry, the industry is a robust one and will grow
even stronger in the years to come.”
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