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Airshow 2014 pumped S$319m into economy

25% growth over 2012 show fuelled by foreign visitors' higher spending

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Good outing: There were more exhibiting companies and more personnel at this year's airshow. International participants accounted for close to 90 per cent of spending. - PHOTO: YEN MENG JIIN

A HIGHER foreign expenditure at the Singapore Airshow, Asia's largest aerospace and defence exhibition, injected S$319 million to the Singapore economy this year, an increase of 25 per cent from two years ago. A study by Kadence International showed that growth was fuelled by a 30-per cent