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Hosted first-ever virtual Regional Assembly

  • 2022
  • Mr Emmanuel Menanteau was appointed as the new president of ACI Asia-Pacific  

  • ACI Asia-Pacific's extensive engagement with governments saw Hong Kong and Japan reopening borders and relaxing COVID-related restrictions 
  • Commissions a study to analyse the effectiveness of travel restrictions. The study revealed that curbs are ineffective to limit spread of COVID-19
  • Member airports make a commitment through a resolution to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050
  • Launches Airports Industry Outlook, a quarterly report to analyse the performance of the industry

 

Hosted first-ever virtual Regional Assembly

  • 2021
  • Airports in Asia-Pacific and Middle East contributed to emissions savings by reducing 73,523 tonnes of CO2 (-2.6%)

  • ACI Urges G7 to Support Development of Interoperable Digital Health Passes

  • Recommends to combine Airport Capital Expenditure with Sustainability Goals 

 

Hosted first-ever virtual Regional Assembly

  • 2020
  • Celebrated 15th anniversary of ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Office; Hosted first-ever virtual Regional Assembly
    Created COVID-19 Task Force in response to global pandemic

  • Launched Communicators’ Network for regional airport communications professionals

  • Furthered digital transformation by launching new website with integrated member engagement platform 

Stefano Baronci named Director General
  • 2019
  • Mr. Stefano Baronci named Director General; Ms. Patti Chau stepped down
  • Hosted 2019 ACI Asia-Pacific/ World Annual General Assembly, Conference & Exhibition in Hong Kong SAR
  • Expanded digital presence by launching an official LinkedIn account
Social Media
  • 2018

Entered digital space by launching an official Twitter account

Airport Excellence in Security
  • 2016

Ngurah Rai International Airport, Denpasar, Indonesia first airport in the region to complete APEX in Security review

Inaugurated the Regional Economics Committee
  • 2015
  • Celebrated 10th anniversary of Regional Office
  • Inaugurated the Regional Economics Committee
  • Launched first edition of Economic Report
  • Launched biennial Environmental Survey to develop an environmental activity database
Inaugurated the Regional Environment Committee
  • 2013
  • Inaugurated the Regional Environment Committee
  • First Small and Emerging Airports Seminar
  • Launched the Human Resources Excellence Recognition programme to recognize outstanding achievements in airports' HR management
APEX in Safety
  • 2012

Soekarno Hatta International Airport, Jakarta, Indonesia first airport in the region to complete APEX in Safety review

Patti Chau
  • 2011
  • Ms. Patti Chau named Regional Director; Mrs. Maggie Kwok stepped down
  • Inaugurated Small Airports Network
  • Conducted first Airport Tour for World Business Partners
  • Launched Green Airports Recognition programme to recognize airports’ outstanding achievements in environmental projects
  • Regionalized Airport Carbon Accreditation programme, the only institutionally-endorsed, carbon management certification standard for airports

 

 

Regionalized the World Business Partners (WBP) programme

  • 2009
  • Regionalized the World Business Partners programme
  • Launched Small Airports Programme Financial Assistance for Training (renamed to Small Airports Assistance Programme in 2017)
  • Launched Young Executive Award to recognize outstanding airport talents
Inaugurated the Regional Operational Safety Committee and Regional Human Resources Committee
  • 2008

Inaugurated the Regional Operational Safety Committee and Regional Human Resources Committee

Inaugurated the Regional Aviation Security Committee (RASC)
  • 2007
  • Inaugurated the Regional Aviation Security Committee
  • Introduced Airport Service Coordinator Programme to enhance communication with airport members
  • Published first official company magazine Asia-Pacific Airports
Maggie Kwok
  • 2006
  • ACI Asia and ACI Pacific merged to form ACI Asia-Pacific; Mrs. Maggie Kwok named Regional Director
  • First ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Conference, Hong Kong SAR
Respective Boards agreed to merge Asia and Pacific regions
  • 2005

Respective Boards agreed to merge Asia and Pacific regions

ACI Pacific Regional Office relocated from Vancouver, Canada to Hong Kong SAR
  • 2004

ACI Pacific Regional Office relocated from Vancouver, Canada to
Hong Kong SAR

 

 

Airport Operators Council International (AOCI) and International Civil Airports Association (ICAA) merged to form Airports Council International (ACI), headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and comprising six regional offices (Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and Caribbean, North America, and Pacific)

  • 1991

Airport Operators Council International (AOCI) and International Civil Airports Association (ICAA) merged to form Airports Council International (ACI), headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and comprising six regional offices (Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and Caribbean, North America, and Pacific)

 

Airport Carbon Accreditation