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Singapore Airshow generated $255m in total spending

Published on Sep 7, 2012 12:24 PM
 
Visitors to the Singapore Airshow 2012 watching a flying display. The Singapore Airshow 2012 which was held in February raked in close to $255 million in direct spending for the local economy. -- ST PHOTO: ZAOBAO

The Singapore Airshow 2012 which was held in February raked in close to $255 million in direct spending for the local economy.

The bulk of the money went into tourism receipts, hospitality, event and personal spend, organiser Experia Events said on Friday.

Held once every two years, the air show which took place from Feb 14 to 19, attracted more than 135,000 attendees from Singapore and around the world.