Organised by MNX Global Logistics Singapore and supported by Association of Aerospace Industries (Singapore), the inaugural AOG Conference Asia Pacific was held from 9 to 10 May 2018 at the Swissotel Merchant Court, Singapore. As the sister conference to the successful AOG Conference Americas, the conference is dedicated to Airline AOG Professionals, allowing them to network with fellow AOG professionals; learn best practices, new technologies, industry issues and share information on how other airlines work to fulfill their AOG requirements; and engage with vendors and OEMs focused on supporting airline critical AOG needs.
The event attracted participation from 21 airlines, nine sponsors and exhibitors, including AOG support teams from aircraft manufacturers such as Airbus and Boeing, as well as suppliers and service providers like AJW, Unical Aviation, Global Airtech, Magellan, GA Telesis and GE Capital Aviation Services. Apart from a tour of SIA Engineering Company and a Host Airline Presentation by Singapore Airlines, AAIS’ Assistant Honorary Secretary, Mr Chow Kok Wah delivered a Keynote Address on Singapore’s Emerging Capabilities Supporting Global AOG at the conference. The conference also featured other speakers and panelists from Boeing, Airbus, Lufthansa Technik and AJW.