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.
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.
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.
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.
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.