Low-altitude Economy to Fly High – China Makes Great Strides in Advanced Air Mobility Development
2023 was an important year for Advanced Air Mobility (AAM). Manufacturers of electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL) around the world have made significant progress in developing their equipment and vehicles, as well as satisfying some of the necessary requirements for obtaining Type Certification (TC).
Unleashing the Transformative Potential of ICT in the Aviation Industry
Mr. Andy Bien, Chief Digital Officer (CDO) of Global Aviation, Huawei Technologies Co. shared his insights further on the technological development industry.
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.
View From the Top
2023 heralds a new dawn for the aviation and tourism industry. After having remained shut for nearly three years, China-- the world’s biggest aviation market – has reopened its borders to the world. This is a significant milestone for the aviation industry in the region that has started to lose its dominating market position it enjoyed since 2012.
Incheon Airport: Delivering a World-Class Passenger Experience
Sunny Yoon, executive director of Incheon International Airport Corporation’s Terminal Operation Group, talks to ACI Asia-Pacific’s Sunil Subbaiah about the South Korean hub’s commitment to delivering a world-class passenger experience.
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.
BLR Airport: The promise of a sustainable present and future
As the country’s third busiest airport that connects Bengaluru to 78 domestic and 25 international destinations, BLR Airport is committed to create a sustainable future.
Mumbai’s CSMIA Sets Roadmap to Achieve Operations Net Zero Carbon Emission by 2029
Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) is proud to announce that it has achieved the Highest-Level 4+ “Transition” of Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) programme of Airport Council International (ACI). This certification lauds CSMIA’s efforts in building a climate change strategy which provides a comprehensive framework for managing its carbon footprint. With ‘Measure, Manage, Reduce and Communicate’ as its core objectives, it exemplifies CSMIA’s dedication and expertise in effectively managing its operations to contribute to a better tomorrow.
View From the Top: Year-end Reflections
ACI Asia-Pacific Director General, Stefano Baronci, reflects on a busy and successful end to 2022.
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.