The Aviation Open House (AOH) 2019, organised by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), was held from 15 to 17 August 2019 at the Suntec City Convention Centre. Launched by Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Transport and Ministry of Health Dr Lam Pin Min, the theme for AOH 2019 was “Harnessing Innovation, Unlocking Possibilities”. AAIS was pleased to be invited to participate in AOH for the sixth time.

(From left) CAAS Chairman Edmund Cheng, Dr Lam Pin Min, CAAS DG Kevin Shum at the launch of the Aviation Open House

The Central Showcase at AOH 2019 featured latest industry technological innovations including Volocopter’s Air Taxi prototype, Skyways by Airbus, CAAS’ Smart Digital Tower prototype, and MITRE’s Automatic Speech Recognition prototype. The event also saw the participation from the aerospace, airline, airport, air navigation services sectors as well as Institutes of Higher Learning.

Career and Education Talks and interactive workshops were conducted by Airbus, e2i, the Singapore Scouts Association, STEM Inc, Republic Polytechnic and Temasek Polytechnic. At the same time, an aviation recruitment fair with 500 job vacancies was held in collaboration with the Employment and Employability Institute.

AAIS took the opportunity to distribute its AeroSpace Singapore magazine and encouraged students to take part in an online quiz to test their understanding of the Singapore industry. Once again, the AAIS was honoured to be a part of AOH 2019 and contribute towards sustaining the future of Singapore’s aerospace and aviation industry!