Date : 1 intake a year - July This programme is designed to equip participants with the skills required to pursue a successful career in various sectors of the air transport industry. It combines compulsory air transport core learning with an increased focus on leadership and personal development, and builds on this with optional modules chosen to suit individual interests and career aspirations. Those who should apply include middle to senior management personnel involved in air transport development from civil aviation administrations, air navigation service providers, airport operators, airlines, air transport consultancies and aerospace companies.
Date : 6 - 8 October 2014 This course provides practical knowledge on planning, preparation and management of underwater search and recovery of flight recorders through hands-on training in the use of flight recorder detection and localisation equipment at sea. Those who should attend include aircraft accident investigators, airline safety investigators and personnel involved in oversight of accidents and serious incidents from civil aviation administrations, airports, safety and regulatory bodies, airlines and aircraft manufacturers, law enforcement, maritime, navy, government agencies and airport emergency services.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has amended its regulations to allow Singapore carriers to expand passenger use of portable electronic devices (PEDs), such as tablets, mobile phones, e-readers and mp3 players, on flights.
The MITRE Corporation (MITRE) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) signed a seven-year contract today, with an option for a further three-year extension, to enable MITRE to establish an advanced technology research laboratory, focused on Air Traffic Management (ATM) and office in Singapore. This follows the signing of a Statement of Intent at the Singapore Airshow earlier this year in February.
It was earlier announced that as part of the Changi Airport expansion plans, a new Terminal 5 will be constructed and a three-runway system implemented to accommodate long-term air traffic growth and support Singapore’s continued success as a global air hub.
Over $200,000 was raised for the less fortunate by the aviation community on Saturday morning at the 3rd Aviation Run, which was organised by CAAS. Dring the event at the Changi Exhibition Centre, over 2,000 people formed a human airplane - setting the record for the "Largest Human Formation of an Airplane" in the Singapore Book of Records. Click here for event photos.