More cross-border tie-ups needed: ESM

Regional aviation faces challenges in infrastructure, skilled workers and regulatory barriers, he says

[SINGAPORE] Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong has urged closer regional and international partnership in aviation against a backdrop of challenges that the industry faces in Asia.

Speaking at the opening dinner of the Singapore Airshow Aviation Leadership Summit (SAALS) last night, Mr Goh noted that aviation faced three key hurdles in the region - infrastructure, skilled manpower and regulatory barriers.

Some countries have "held back" their development plans, despite having airports that are...

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