Tag: Aviation

Hover-taxi whizzes over Singapore, firm eyes Asian push

A drone-like flying taxi whirred over Singapore's waterfront Tuesday, with the firm behind the test hoping the aircraft will revolutionise travel in traffic-choked Asian...

Experts to criticize US aviation authority over 737 MAX: source

A panel of global civil aviation authorities is expected to criticize the US Federal Aviation Administration's approval of Boeing's 737 MAX, which has been...

Boeing suspends test on long-haul 777X aircraft

by Luc OLINGA Boeing has suspended a test on its new long-haul 777X aircraft, the company said Friday, a setback that comes as it battles...

Singapore is in another league in MRO business, says industry observer

Singapore’s maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) industry has been moving up the value chain by doing more design engineering work, putting it in a...
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Can Thailand really take on Singapore in airline MRO business?

Singapore is moving up the value chain in the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) business, thus Thailand is not really competing at the same...
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We screwed up in Japan, says Tony Fernandes

AirAsia founder Tony Fernandes (pic) admits that the low-cost carrier failed in its ventures in Japan and Europe. “Japan was a disaster. Our partner didn’t...
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Dear Singapore Girl

By Calvin Soh I loved you the first time I saw you so many years ago. Then you were one of a kind. You were confident,...

Why SIA is desperate for a deal

Singapore Airlines' third stab at the Indian market by joining hands with a partner to start an airline there shows how desperate it is in...
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