[HD videos below] Singapore Airshow,
taking place from 11 to 16 February at Changi Exhibition Centre, is all set for its
fourth edition, which promises to be its biggest yet.
Airshow 2014 will see the largest number of exhibitors in the
show’s history, with over 1,000 participating companies from 47
countries/regions. Over 70% are returning exhibitors, bearing
testimony to the value the show brings to them.
The event will
also feature 22 country/group pavilions, including new pavilions
such as Hong Kong and Malaysia. The Hong Kong pavilion will
feature new exhibitors such as China Aircraft Services Limited
(CASL), the Hong Kong Aviation Industry Association (HKAIA) and Topcast. Malaysia will be showcasing its home-grown exhibitors
under a pavilion by the Malaysia External Trade Development
Singapore Airshow 2014 will
also see increased participation from Japan. Besides the Japan
External Trade Organisation (JETRO), the Tokyo Metropolitan
Government and the Chubu region will also organise pavilions
featuring aerospace companies from their regions.
New exhibitors at the event include Alpha Star Aviation Services
from Saudi Arabia, Aero AT (Jiang Su) Aviation Technology from
China, ExecuJet Aviation Group from Switzerland, and Jetcraft from
the UK who will be showcasing their latest products and services
Singapore Airshow 2014 also features
the largest ever number of aircraft on display.
key highlight will be the Airbus A350XWB [see video below], which marks its first
full display at an international airshow. The A350XWB will perform
its first ever airshow flying display on 11 and 12 February. Its
participation at Singapore Airshow will enable visitors to get a
close-up look at the aircraft both on the ground and in the air,
with a flying display that will demonstrate its manoeuvrability,
sleek design and exceptionally low noise levels.
Visitors to Singapore Airshow 2014 can also look forward to a
world class flying display, with a record number of flying display
participants in the history of airshows in Singapore. They will
perform in a stunning 60-minute display on trade days from 11 to
14 February, with an additional 30 minutes of flying display on
the public days on 15 and 16 February. The flying display includes
performances by three aerobatic teams from Singapore, the Republic
of Korea and Indonesia, the largest number of aerobatic teams ever
at Singapore Airshow. The participation of Singapore’s very own
RSAF Black Knights, flying six F-16C Fighting Falcons in
Singapore’s traditional white and red colours, is also part of the
RSAF’s 45th anniversary celebrations at Singapore Airshow. In
addition, there will be solo aerobatics performances by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), the United States Air Force (USAF)
and the Yak-130.
Mr Jimmy Lau, Managing Director of
Experia Events, organiser of Singapore Airshow, said, “Singapore
Airshow 2014 is set to be our biggest yet and promises exhibitors,
delegates and visitors an excellent experience. As with our
previous editions, we have sold out all our exhibition space. This
year, we have seen an increased number of exhibitors such as Pilatus, UAC, Airbus, Embraer and Bombardier taking up outdoor
spaces and customising them to their needs. Exhibitors such as
SAAB, Rolls-Royce and United Technologies Corporation are building
double-storey exhibition booths indoors to maximise their floor
He added: “We are confident that with the
strong aviation traffic growth in the region and the continued
support of our exhibitors, sponsors, partners and participants,
Singapore Airshow 2014 will maintain its standing as the premier
platform for companies to grow their business in Asia.”
Singapore Airshow 2014 Pre Opening Press Conference Jimmy Lau
Presentation on 9 February 2014.
Singapore Airshow 2014
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