On The Ground

Experience with Singapore Airshow should pave way for bolder reopening moves

The Indonesian Airforce Jupiter Aerobatics Team's aerial display during the opening media conference of the Singapore Airshow, on Feb 13, 2022. ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
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SINGAPORE - The upcoming Singapore Airshow will be the smallest edition of the event since its inaugural run in 2008, in a sign of how life has been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

According to the latest exhibitor listing published by organisers, about 590 companies will take part in the airshow, compared with 930 in the previous airshow in 2020. Well-known names such as Gulfstream and Bombardier have dropped out.

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