The record-breaking Dubai Airshow is one of the largest and most successful air shows in the world, connecting aerospace professionals across all areas of the. Latest news and videos from Dubai's annual aerospace event, including aircraft debuts, new technology and airline deals.
Richard Brown, principal at ICF International, said: "By focusing on next generation technologies, encouraging start-ups to exhibit for the first time and promoting the capabilities and offerings around South-east Asia and beyond, the show provides a time-efficient way to develop new business. It also features high-level conferences and business forums and reaps spin-offs for the local economy.
For example, six hotels under Millennium Hotels and Resorts MHR racked up occupancy rates of more than 95 per cent this week, thanks to the event. Organiser Experia Events said the Airshow welcomed more than 10 per cent more trade visitors, as well as VIP delegations.
More than 70 per cent of exhibitors have committed to returning to the Singapore Airshow Leck Chet Lam, managing director of Experia Events, said: "We are encouraged by the continuous support of our stakeholders, exhibitors and visitors for the Singapore Airshow as the strategic platform for key industry players and emerging startups to come together and pave the way to transform the future of the aviation industry.
Meanwhile, stealing some of the headlines at the show this year was the crash on Tuesday afternoon, involving a plane from The Black Eagles from South Korea; the aerobatic team was forced to pull out of the remaining flying displays.
The T military aircraft skidded while taking off at Changi Airport, ploughed into the grass verge by Runway 1 and caught fire. The pilot escaped with minor injuries, but Changi Airport was forced to shut down one of its two runways for a number of hours, resulting in flight delays.
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