08 Aug '11, 8am

Take a flight through Singapore's 100-year aviation history

Take a flight through Singapore's 100-year aviation history

Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew, who officiated its opening, said that the aviation industry now directly contributes to more than three per cent of Singapore's Gross Domestic Product and provides some 45,000 jobs. -- ST PHOTO: AZIZ HUSSIN By Jessica Lim AN EXHIBITION which marks 100 years of aviation in Singapore was launched on Monday at the Changi Airport. Running from Aug 8 to Oct 31, The Singapore Aviation Centennial Exhibition traces the historical journey of aviation here. The free exhibition - which lets visitors flip through iPads and listen to video recordings - also provides a deeper understanding of how aviation has contributed significantly to Singapore's economy. The exhibition, organised by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), is held at the Terminal 3 Departure Hall. Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew, who officiated its opening, said that the avi...

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