SINGAPORE, 9 FEBRUARY 2018 – The Singapore Airshow 2018 concluded its trade segment
on an optimistic note with strong commendations of the wide range of extensive opportunities to
connect stakeholders, disruptive technologies to drive change and unique interaction platforms to
shape the future.
Singapore Airshow 2018 saw over 10 percent increase in trade visitors, as well as 287 VIP
delegations. Over 70 percent of exhibitors have committed to returning to the Singapore Airshow
“The biennial Singapore Airshow plays a vital role in supporting the aviation ecosystem in
Singapore and Asia Pacific upon which so many skilled jobs depend on. It’s the place for current
and potential customers and suppliers to meet, network, do business and evaluate new
opportunities together. It’s also a great showcase for new technologies and important to
encourage the next generation of aviation talent to seek employment in aviation. By focusing on
next generation technologies, encouraging start-ups to exhibit for the first time and promoting the
capabilities and offerings around Southeast Asia and beyond, the show provides a time-efficient
way to develop new business,” said Richard Brown, Principal, ICF International.
Strategic Platform for Global Participation
Marking its unwavering commitment to the aviation industry in the region, more than 100
companies were featured at the US pavilion, making it the largest US presence ever at the
Singapore Airshow. More than 60 of these participating companies comprising of contractors,
integrators, equipment manufacturers, small to medium enterprises and maintenance specialists
were new to the Airshow.