Your essential Singapore Airshow 2024 debrief

Nigel Pittaway reports from Changi on the major moves and deals to come out of the biennial Singapore Airshow

After the previous two shows were impacted by COVID-19, the 2024 Singapore Airshow returned to pre-pandemic levels with organisers estimating that more than 1,000 companies exhibited their wares and around 50,000 people attended the three-day trade event.

Leck Chet Lam, managing director of Experia, the organiser of the event, said: “As the aviation sector returns with a strong growth trajectory, the global platform and vibrant marketplace that the Singapore Airshow offers will be critical as the industry seeks the solutions, ideas and partners that will help it navigate the challenges ahead.”

The COMAC C919 made its international debut at the 2024 Singapore Airshow
The COMAC C919 made its international debut at the 2024 Singapore Airshow Nigel Pittaway


Year of the dragon

Held between February 20 and 24, 2024, the Singapore Airshow embraced the celebrations of the Lunar New Year which ushered in the year of the dragon, an auspicious occasion in local culture.

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