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.
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.
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.