COVID-19 Resources


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

The taskforce is chaired by AAIS Panel of Experts member Robin Thevathasan.

For feedback, please email the ACT at

COVID-19: Useful Links & Resources (By Topic)

COVID-19 Latest Updates
Live Dashboard: Global COVID-19 Situation World Health Organisation
WHO Situation Reports World Health Organisation
Updates on COVID-19 Local Situation Ministry of Health
Subscribe: Official COVID-19 WhatsApp updates!/5e33fa3709f80b00113b6891

Requirements for Safe Management Measures at the workplace (as at 23 Sep)

Ministry of Manpower
Safe Entry Registration
Resuming More Activities Safely  Ministry of Health
Extension of Jobs Support Scheme – Ministerial Statement (Aug 2020) Ministry of Finance
Special Travel Arrangements
Resources for Businesses
Guide on Business Continuity Planning for COVID-19 Enterprise Singapore
Useful posters and videos on COVID-19
General advisory for employers if a confirmed or suspect case of COVID-19 is detected at the workplace Ministry of Manpower
Advisory on social distancing measures at the workplace Ministry of Manpower
MOM Mounts Enforcement Operation to Ensure Workplaces Comply with Safe Distancing Measures Ministry of Manpower
“Budgets2020”: Key measures introduced at the Unity, Resilience and Solidarity Budget Ministry of Finance
What does Budget 2020 mean for your Business? Enterprise Singapore
Chatbot: COVID-19 Chat for Biz Ministry of Trade & Industry
Tips for Staying Cyber-Safe While Telecommuting Cyber Security Agency of Singapore
Digital Solutions Package for Companies – ICT Sector Support for COVID-19 SG Tech
Further Measures to Help Companies Cope with COVID-19 Situation Ministry of Manpower 
Temporary Relief for Inability to Perform Contractual Obligations due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Ministry of Law 
Upcoming Legislative Provisions To Impose Obligation on Property Owners To Pass On The Property Tax Rebate In Full To Tenants Ministry of Finance 
Upcoming Legislative Provisions To Provide Legal Certainty On Holding Of Meetings Ministry of Law 
MAS and Financial Industry Support Measures for Individuals and SMEs Monetary Authority of Singapore
Access Free Standards to Combat COVID-19 Enterprise Singapore, International Organization for Standardization (ISO) & International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)

More Subsidised Solutions To Support Working From Home For Businesses

Infocomm Media Development Authority–Working-From-Home-For-Businesses
Advisory on retrenchment benefit payable to retrenched employees as a result of business difficulties due to COVID-19 Ministry of Manpower
Workforce Matters
Companies Encouraged to Impose Leave of Absence for Employees Returning Between 14 And 20 March 2020 Ministry of Manpower
MOM Entry Approval and Stay-Home Notices for All New and Existing Work Pass Holders Ministry of Manpower
Additional responsibilities to bring pass holders who have travelled to the affected areas into Singapore Ministry of Manpower
LOA / SHN Support Programme for businesses and SEPs Ministry of Manpower
Temporary scheme to help companies in manufacturing and services sectors manage manpower needs Ministry of Manpower & Singapore Business Federation
Tripartite Advisory on Managing Excess Manpower (March 2020) Ministry of Manpower
Study: Managing Excess Manpower Ministry of Manpower
Movement Control Order in Malaysia
PM Muhyiddin Yassin’s Movement Control Order Announcement (English version) Prime Minister’s Office of Malaysia
FAQs for Singaporeans on COVID-19 Movement Control Order in Malaysia Singapore High Commission in Kuala Lumpur
Temporary Housing Support for Employers Affected by Malaysia’s Movement Control Order Ministry of Manpower
Accommodating Workers Affected By Lockdown in Malaysia Ministry of Manpower
Singapore-Malaysia Special Working Committee on COVID-19 Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Exemption for Manufacturers of Selected Essential Products Malaysia National Security Agency’_Advisory-;_UPDATE_2-;_COVID-19_Movement_Control_Order.aspx
FAQs on Restricted Movement Order (RMO) for Malaysia Industries Malaysian Investment Development Agency
Employers Advised To Plan For More Sustainable Housing Options For Their Workers Ministry of Manpower
MCO in Malaysia extended to 9 June PMO Malaysia
Forms & Applications
Request for approval to allow foreign employee or dependant to enter Singapore Ministry of Manpower!/5e3cbabee41f590012014e91
Calculator: When to Apply for Entry Approval Ministry of Manpower
Appeal for Temporary Housing Support for converted workplace premises Ministry of Manpower!/5e78722cdb9bef0011824d30
Aviation Industry/ Travel Related matters
International Travel Restriction Policies (by country) International Air Transport Association
Travel Restriction Policies (by country) MFA Travel Information Pages
COVID-19 Aviation Impact: CAPA Daily Update Centre for Aviation
COVID-19 Impact On Commercial Aviation Maintenance Oliver Wyman
Economic and Financial Analyses on Impact of COVID-19 on the Air Transport Industry International Air Transport Association
Aviation Week Coverage on COVID-19 Aviation Week
COVID-19’s impact on commercial aviation: Customer survey findings ICF International Inc.
Leadership, Management & Strategies

COVID-19: Implications for business

McKinsey & Company

A CEO Plan for Coronavirus: Actions to Take Now

Bain & Company
COVID-19 Rapid Crisis Response Checklist Boston Consulting Group
Coronavirus Small Business Guide U.S Chamber of Commerce
EY Insights – Responding to COVID-19 Ernst & Young Global Limited
Resources by Expeditors – Horizon, Newsflash, Operational Impact Expeditors Singapore
Legal Resources by Bird & Bird – Supplier agreements, Employment law, etc Bird & Bird AMTD
Environment & Family
Environmental Cleaning Guidelines National Environment Agency
Education Minister Addresses Top COVID-19 Concerns Ministry of Education
Advisory for Singaporean Students Studying Overseas Ministry of Education
FDWs urged to stay home on rest days Ministry of Manpower COVID-19 WhatsApp updates for Overseas Singaporeans
Entry Approval Required For All Long-Term Pass Holders Immigrations & Checkpoint Authority
Mid-year Holidays Brought Forward as Schools Adjust Academic Calendar Ministry of Education
Arrangements for Schools and Institutes of Higher Learning at the End of Circuit Breaker Ministry of Education
Phased Reopening of Preschools and Early Intervention Centres from 2 June Early Childhood Development Agency
Guidance for Using Masks and Shields Ministry of Health

AAIS Initiatives

Job Matching Facilitation

During this period of crisis, companies are having to make tough decisions. Some businesses may take time to resume operations fully or may need to scale down their operations resulting in excess manpower. As the aerospace sector coordinator for the SGUnited Jobs Initiative, AAIS will be able to assist member companies in job demand and supply aggregation and job matching. We welcome companies with job opportunities or excess manpower to approach AAIS.

For enquiries, please contact

Take Part in Our Webinar Series

Together with experts from member companies and knowledge partners, the AAIS webinar series on is a platform for the aerospace industry to share best practices and engage in mutually beneficial exchanges and learning. We invite you to join the next one or catch up with our recorded sessions for topics/sessions you may have missed. For suggestions on interesting/relevant topics or proposals for partnerships on webinars, please contact the ACT.

Business Services for AAIS Members

Runway 21 Serviced Office

For companies looking to conserve cash and downsize on space because staff are working from home or are on leave, moving into lower rent, flexible tenancy arrangements might help. Our Runway21 serviced office in JTC Aviation Two building at Seletar Aerospace Park could be the answer.

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SGUnited Jobs Initiative

This initiative seeks to assist companies with manpower issues during this difficult period by expediting the matching of available jobseekers to immediate vacancies. This includes facilitating the movement of excess manpower to suitable roles elsewhere for short-term or permanent outplacement.

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Panel of Experts

The AAIS Panel of Experts comprises industry veterans with specialised experience in various facets of business. Their collective experience is  available to our members who may need advice on business, communications, operations or regulatory matters.

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SG United Mid-Career Pathways Programme

This programme supports unemployed mid-career individuals in gaining new, in-demand skills while preparing for more permanent jobs in the future. By becoming Host organisations, companies can fill available positions with mid-career individuals who bring with them a wealth of experience. Upon completion of the attachment, they may consider hiring well-performing individuals as permanent employees.

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