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Singapore Airshow 2018 sees 10% increase in trade visitors
SINGAPORE Airshow 2018 saw a 10 per cent increase in trade visitors, with over 70 per cent of exhibitors having committed to return to the Singapore Airshow 2020.
Asia's largest aerospace and defence event took place between Feb 6 to 11 at Changi Exhibition Centre.
Strategic partnerships established at the airshow saw how the digital data revolution is driving intelligence across the entire value-chain of the aviation industry.
Examples include Airbus' Skywise Predictive Maintenance Services enabling open aviation data platform for full aircraft data and advanced predictive analytics and Rolls-Royce's IntelligenceEngine, an all-encompassing digital strategy which represents a paradigm shift in the way it designs, produces and supports propulsion systems.
The Singapore Airshow also saw in-depth exchange between start-ups and potential investors. New technologies and innovations across a wide range of participation from start-ups in the internet of things (IoT), mobility and even advanced healthcare were showcased and pitched. The inaugural What's Next @ Singapore Airshow offered budding entrepreneurs the opportunity to interact with industry heavyweights, share ideations and establish new business development leads.
The 2018 edition of the Singapore Airshow also saw the participation of new global exhibitors such as the Turkish Aerospace Industries.
Singapore Airshow 2020 will be held from Feb 11-16 at Changi Exhibition Centre.