A Message from the AAIS President

In a recent message to members and partners, AAIS President Philip Quek reviewed some of the Association’s key activities in 2020, responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as plans for the road ahead.

Contributing to Safe Resumption of Air Travel

As Singapore moves towards the restoration of international airlinks, AAIS would like to take stock of how members can support. Tell us  about any resources you have that can contribute towards a safe re-opening of air travel.

COVID-19 Resources

With the escalation the global pandemic and its impact on aviation and aerospace, AAIS established the Aerospace COVID-19 Taskforce (ACT) to gather feedback, spearhead initiatives and organise responses to facilitate the Singapore aerospace community.

New Members - Safran Group

• Safran Aerosystems Services Asia Pte Ltd
• Safran Electronics & Defense Services Asia Pte Ltd
• Safran Landing Systems Asia Pte Ltd
• Safran Landing Systems Services Singapore Pte Ltd
• Safran Singapore Pte Ltd

New Members - Boeing Group

• Aviall Pte Ltd
• Boeing Asia Pacific Aviation Services Pte Ltd
• Boeing Distribution Services Pte Ltd
• Boeing Singapore Pte Ltd
• Boeing Singapore Training and Flight Services Pte Ltd
• Jeppesen Asia/Pacific Pte Ltd

An innovative Aerospace community for a sustainable future


The Association of Aerospace Industries (Singapore) or AAIS, is a not-for-profit, member-based organisation established in 2003, to promote the development of Singapore as a leading aerospace hub.

Upcoming Events & Highlights


AAIS News & Updates

AAM Webinar Series 1: Singapore and Advanced Air Mobility

In the first of a series of 3 webinars organised by AAIS, experts, regulators and academia share exciting developments for AAM implementation and discuss approaches to enable AAM in Singapore. Moderated by AAIS Panel of Expert member Robin Thevathasan, the session included speakers from Singapore Economic Development Board, Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, Volocopter and the eVTOL Research and Innovation Centre at Nanyang Technological University.

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AAIS Annual General Meeting 2020

The 18th AAIS AGM was held virtually on Thursday, 29 October 2020. The meeting kicked off with Opening remarks by President Mr Philip Quek, and reports by Honorary Secretary Ms Lim Hee Joo and outgoing Honorary Treasurer, Mr James Partington. Members endorsed the FY2019/20 Annual Report and audited Financial Report and reappointed Mr Paul Sandosham of Clifford Chance as the Honorary Legal Advisor and Ernst & Young as the Honorary External Auditor.

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Bumpy and Uneven Recovery – Analysis & Forecast by Oxford Economics

Ms. Sian Fenner, Lead Asia Economist for Oxford Economics, returned to present her latest updates and evidence on how economies are faring in the recovery, and shared insights on the sectors that are expected to rebound fastest. The forum discussed the projected impact on the air transport industry as travel restrictions are gradually lifted, as well as global and regional risks that organisations will need to navigate in the coming months and years.

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Starburst Community Engagement

In this online dialogue co-organised by AAIS and Starburst, the aerospace community, in particular SMEs and educational institutions, discuss potential synergies with tech startups in developing an effective modus operandi to best serve the industry. Participants engaged in robust discussions on the potential, challenges and gaps towards developing the culture of innovation and how they can work together with start-ups to contribute to the advancement of the Singapore aviation and aerospace ecosystem.

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First Virtual Networking Session for Members

AAIS organised our first Virtual Networking session on 17 September 2020! Held in place of our traditional quarterly HOST Networking sessions, this web-based event provided the opportunity for members of the aerospace and UAS communities to meet and reconnect while in the comforts and safety of their own spaces. The event kicked off with a brief keynote on “The Agile Approach in COVID-19 times”. Participants then joined break out rooms to network and share their thoughts on the Agile mindset and what it would mean for their organisations.

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Industry Dialogue with Government Agencies & Union Representatives

With the impact of COVID-19 to the air transport industry expected to last for some time, aerospace companies in Singapore have been exploring ways to retain core capabilities, upskill their workforce, and reposition for the eventual recovery and upturn. To help members learn more about initiatives made available to help companies in the aerospace sector upskill their workers, AAIS organised a closed-door Industry Dialogue with government agencies and union representatives on 9 September 2020.  

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AAIS Publications

Aerospace Singapore — an industry magazine by AAIS

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Singapore Aviation Industry Directory

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AAIS Initiatives

Asia-Pacific Aviation Directory

The Asia-Pacific Aviation Directory (APAD) is a one-stop digital reference for comprehensive information on aviation suppliers and service providers in Asia-Pacific and beyond. Browse, search and review suppliers based on your criteria, needs and location, and make direct and instant contact with companies that fulfil your requirement.

AAIS Digitalisation Programme

The AAIS Digitalisation Programme aims to facilitate the industry’s digital transformation, raising the global competitiveness of the Singapore aerospace industry. We do this through platforms that facilitate our members in embarking on their own transformation roadmap.


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