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.
Looking to The Future: An Interview with ACI Asia-Pacific President Emmanuel Menanteau
ACI Asia-Pacific President Emmanuel Menanteau outlines his plans and priorities for the association; tells us more about the ongoing efforts to stimulate the recovery of air traffic that has nosedived since the beginning of the pandemic; and provides his views on the industry’s focus towards sustainability.
Data-led Insights on Passenger Flow and Gate Utilization Leveraging Flight Schedules and Flight Activity
When it comes to responsive tactics to navigate shifts in passenger supply and demand at airports, understanding and maximizing gate utilization plays an essential role for both the operational efficiency and profitability of airports and their ability to deliver a first-class traveler experience.
Airport Retail Analytics Focus - Concessionaire Contract Management
The last few years have reinforced the importance of airport ancillary revenue in the industry. For many years, the primary focus has been on direct revenue from aircraft and passenger operations. However, the spotlight is now broadening to other ancillary services such as revenue from leases, parking fees, concessionaires, and more.
People Matter – Attracting, Retaining and Developing Industry Professionals Must Be a Priority
Aviation industry workforce will be one of the hot topics of discussion when our brand new event-- Airports Innovate -- gets under way in Muscat, Oman on December 7 & 8.
View from the Top: Half Year Reflection
ACI Asia-Pacific Director General Stefano Baronci, reflects on the appointment of a new Regional Board President, the need to focus on decarbonisation, plans for a Middle East office and ACI Asia-Pacific’s advocacy efforts during the first half of 2022.
Airport as a Destination From a Mere Transit Point
Global air travel is expected to grow over the next few months. According to ICAO, the United Nations body to support diplomacy and cooperation in air transport, there has been a steady rise in RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometers), over the last few months. With the pandemic tapering off, supposedly, and travel restrictions being eased globally, these numbers are only going to rise.
Delhi Airport Switches to Renewable Sources for Its Energy Needs; Becomes India’s First Airport to Run Entirely On Hydro And Solar Power
Delhi Airport - India’s busiest airport - has moved to green energy and uses only hydro and solar power for all its energy needs since June 1, 2022. With this, Delhi Airport becomes the first airport in India to run entirely on hydro and solar power.