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Big Names Drop Singapore Airshow Over Coronavirus Fears

Although aviation presence has already been hurt by the coronavirus outbreak in Asia, the trend has continued and has now trickled into the Singapore Airshow. Four major aircraft manufacturers have announced they will not appear in the show out of fear of the outbreak or were denied access by the event’s hosts. Denied access were all Chinese brands, where the virus originated and has the largest presence at the time of writing. The biggest name to be barred entry from…