eVTOLs – A New Way to Fly
Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific and Middle East supports the development of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) and electric-powered Vertical Take-off and Landing aircraft (eVTOLs). Representing 623 members from 47 countries/ territories, ACI Asia-Pacific will advocate the positive position onf AAMs by presenting a discussion paper in the upcoming ICAO 58th Conference of Directors General of Civil Aviation – Asia and Pacific Region in Dhaka, Bangladesh in October. Besides, ACI Asia-Pacific and Middle East will formulate a discussion panel in Airports Innovate, our next big event in Muscat, Oman in November.
Eyes on China: Aviation Recovery Gathers Pace
Airports Council International (ACI) estimated that China would contribute about 21% of global passenger traffic growth in the next two decades and overtake USA as the largest aviation market in the world before 2035. ACI Asia-Pacific’s upcoming mission to China will strengthen its engagements and collaborations with airports, regulators, industry associations and financial institutions in several areas, including capacity building, data exchange and environmental stewardship.
Investing in Our Future – A Sustainable Frontier for Airport Infrastructure
Airports Council International published the Global Outlook of Airport Capital Expenditure that anticipates the capital investments will be needed to address the long-term trend in passenger demand, and to achieve the long-term carbon emissions target of net zero by 2050. The publication was done in collaboration with Oxford Economics, with the financial support of Hamad International Airport, Qatar.
View From The Top: Adapting a Fresh Approach is the Key
ACI Asia-Pacific Director General Stefano Baronci reflects on some of the operational, financial and manpower challenges facing the region’s airports and provides an overview on ACI Asia-Pacific’s latest advocacy efforts.
Shanghai Pudong International Airport Restored 80% Of Its Cargo Volume
Standing up to challenges of pandemic, Shanghai Pudong International Airport has been gradually returning to its usual busy cargo operation. On May 20, a total of 175 cargo flights were accommodated at Pudong International Airport, handling cargo volume of 7,918 tons, which has recovered to 80% of its normal.