Jointly organised by JTC, AAIS, the polytechnics and ITE, Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) and aerospace companies, Aerospace Day 2021 was held virtually on 11 October 2021 for the first time and attracted 1,800 students and job seekers.

In his opening speech, 2nd Minister for Manpower Dr Tan See Leng announced that “aerospace companies in Singapore are planning to hire 1,000 people over the next two years, as the pandemic-battered sector gears up for new growth opportunities in digital services, autonomous technologies and sustainability.”

At the event, audience were treated to sharing sessions by industry experts on the latest industry trends including the vision of a future hangar, towards net-zero carbon emission, urban mobility, latest happenings in MRO, demand for private jets and cutting-edge of sustainable propulsion.

To showcase the job opportunities available in the sector, aerospace firms set up interactive virtual exhibition booths and participants get to connect directly with company representatives via live-chats. Students and mid-career job seekers can also look forward to exclusive tours to company facilities in Seletar Aerospace Park at the end of the year.