30 Apr '11, 11am

SIA founding chairman receives accolade at Aerospace Awards

SIA founding chairman receives accolade at Aerospace Awards

SINGAPORE: Singapore Airlines' founding chairman Mr J Y Pillay received a citation for his invaluable contribution to Singapore's aviation industry at the Singapore Aerospace Awards Friday evening. "Mr Pillay's exceptional leadership and foresight had transformed our national carrier - Singapore Airlines - from a fledgling carrier to a world class airline, recognised for its innovation, product quality, and technological prowess," said Mr Teo Ser Luck, Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Community Development, Youth and Sports and Transport in his opening address during the gala event. Mr Pillay, who is also the chairman of the Council of Presidential Advisors, joins other top honorees among 17 nominees in the industry awards, where close to 50 applications were submitted for the prizes. The companies vied for six awards, which include categories like industry excellence; l...

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