Asia pacific defence spendings soar

Air show promises to be city-state's biggest edition yet as Asia-Pacific region's commercial aviation keeps growing.

    At Singapore's air show, the biggest in Asia, manufacturers and airlines have been signing deals worth billions of dollars.

    Experts predict the aviation industry in Asia will soon surpass the west with defence spending driving sales.

    Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Singapore.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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