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Document Intensive Charter Destinations for Business Aviation: Part 3 - Other Regions

Document Intensive Charter Destinations for Business Aviation: Part 3 – Other Regions

When it comes to charter aircraft operations, there are permit approval anomalies to be aware of here and there around the world – including mandated security plans and provision of unique documentation. It’s recommended to always review such considerations with your 3rd-party provider well in advance of travel.

February 23, 2016 | 0 Comments More
BizAv Operating Tips: Singapore Airshow 2016

BizAv Operating Tips: Singapore Airshow 2016

The 2016 Singapore Airshow takes place February 16-21 at the Changi Exhibition Center. This top ranking biennial aviation event always draws large crowds of trade attendees and higher than normal volumes of business aviation flight activity. Planning for parking, accommodations and – when required – permits should be arranged as early as possible.






January 13, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Singapore Grand Prix – Operating Tips

Singapore Grand Prix – Operating Tips

Singapore hosts the Formula One Grand Prix once again this year with the event taking place September 18-20 at the Marina Bay street circuit. The winding race course around Marina Bay involves 61 laps of the 5.065- circuit and is expected to attract domestic spectators in addition to […]






September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Bizjet Operations into Singapore – Part 2: Permits and CIQ

Bizjet Operations into Singapore – Part 2: Permits and CIQ

While Singapore is a welcoming business aviation operating environment with good services and facilities, there are permit requirements to consider for charter (non-scheduled commercial) and certain private non-revenue operators. Additionally, be aware of the customs and […]






July 13, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Bizjet Operations into Singapore – Part 1: Airports, Slots & Parking

Bizjet Operations into Singapore – Part 1: Airports, Slots & Parking

Business aviation traffic is up in Singapore over recent years, and this trend will continue. While the airport slot and parking situation is still very manageable, increasing competition for limited aviation support infrastructure should be anticipated […]






July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Business Aircraft Ops to Singapore via Seletar: Part 2 – Airport Procedures

Business Aircraft Ops to Singapore via Seletar: Part 2 – Airport Procedures

While Singapore is a welcoming and efficient destination for General Aviation (GA) operations, there are certain requirements/procedures to keep at the top of your mind when operating to WSSL […]






June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Business Aircraft Ops to Singapore via Seletar: Part 1 – Airport Considerations

Business Aircraft Ops to Singapore via Seletar: Part 1 – Airport Considerations

There are two airport options for Singapore, and each has its pros and cons. For many General Aviation (GA) operators, Seletar (WSSL) is the preferred airport option. With a fairly recent runway extension to 6,024 feet (ft.) (1,836 meters [m]) and a refurbishment underway […]






May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Ops Update: Singapore Charter Landing Permit Changes

Ops Update: Singapore Charter Landing Permit Changes

Permit changes that impact the permit application process for business aviation recently went into effect for Singapore. It’s important to be aware of lead times, required documentation, and permit processing nuances in order to ensure smooth operations to this increasingly popular […]






July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Charter Landing Permit Changes for Singapore

Charter Landing Permit Changes for Singapore

Singapore authorities recently changed rules/requirements for charter operations to the island nation. It’s now necessary to request an “operations permit” prior to obtaining a charter landing permit. Once an operations permit is approved, it generally takes only about 24 hours to obtain an air […]






October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix 2013 – Trip Planning Tips

Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix 2013 – Trip Planning Tips

The 2013 Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix runs September 20-22 at the Marina Bay Street Circuit. The city center circuit is 5.07 km, with a total race distance of 309 km. It’s recommended that arrangements for aircraft parking and crew accommodation be secured as soon as schedule is known […]






August 14, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Tips on Visas, Culture and Hotels in Singapore

Tips on Visas, Culture and Hotels in Singapore

When traveling to Singapore, it’s important to plan ahead for visa and documentation requirements and to be aware of all local restrictions. Infrastructure in Singapore is excellent, and this area offers high-quality accommodation and ground transportation options, personal security, efficient telecommunications […]






March 21, 2013 | 1 Comment More
Flight Planning, Weather & NOTAMS for Singapore

Flight Planning, Weather & NOTAMS for Singapore

While flight plans, weather, and NOTAMS can be filed and sourced directly by operators, it’s recommended that you use a 3rd-party provider and a ground handler as resources in this process. Be aware of local Singapore operating restrictions as well as best-practice procedures in filing and revising flight plans […]






March 14, 2013 | 2 Comments More
Tips on Permits, PPRs and Airport Slots for Singapore

Tips on Permits, PPRs and Airport Slots for Singapore

While landing permits are required for all charter (non-scheduled commercial) operations, Singapore is not a difficult operating environment from the permit perspective. Keep in mind, though, that first-time charter landing permits require longer lead times. Here are some tips to help you with the […]






March 7, 2013 | 3 Comments More
Airport Slot Procedures for Singapore

Airport Slot Procedures for Singapore

Airport slots are required for operations to Changi (WSSS) but are not needed at this time for Seletar (WSSL). When operating to WSSS, keep in mind that airport slots may only be available outside peak hours of scheduled commercial operations. Here is what you need to know about the airport slot procedure for […]






February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Arranging Aviation Fuel, Security, and Services in Singapore

Arranging Aviation Fuel, Security, and Services in Singapore

For business aircraft operators planning a trip to Singapore, it’s recommended to always work through your 3rd-party provider or local ground handler to arrange aviation fuel, security, and additional services. With sufficient notice (usually 24 hours), just about any service you may require is doable. Here is some information arranging these […]






February 21, 2013 | 3 Comments More
FAQs on Arranging Ground Handling in Singapore

FAQs on Arranging Ground Handling in Singapore

Singapore offers full services, good handling, and relatively easy general aviation (GA) access. The two airports available to GA differ in terms of access requirements, costs, and operational flexibility. It’s best to coordinate with your 3rd-party provider in advance to select the airfield that best suits your […]






February 14, 2013 | 3 Comments More
Airport Operations and CIQ Considerations for Singapore

Airport Operations and CIQ Considerations for Singapore

Operations to Singapore will always go more smoothly with advance preparation and knowledge of airport procedures and CIQ considerations. Your 3rd-party provider or local ground handler can advise on particular restrictions and best practices when operating to Singapore’s two general aviation (GA) airports […]






February 7, 2013 | 1 Comment More
Business Aircraft Operations to Singapore for the Grand Prix

Business Aircraft Operations to Singapore for the Grand Prix

The 2012 Formula 1 Singtel Singapore Grand Prix takes place 21 – 23 September on a race circuit in the heart of the city. Two convenient airports are available for business jet operators wishing to attend. Best alternatives, in terms of aircraft parking and hotel accommodations, will be available to those who book as early […]

August 22, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Which Airport to Pick in Singapore for Business Aviation Flights

Which Airport to Pick in Singapore for Business Aviation Flights

This is a post by author Yvonne Chan. Yvonne is Managing Director for Universal Aviation Singapore, which has an aircraft ground-handling facility in Seletar. Yvonne is an expert on business aircraft operations in Singapore and can be contacted at yvonnechan@universalaviation.aero. For business aircraft operators, airport options are attractive in Singapore, with full services available, but […]

June 4, 2012 | 4 Comments More