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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.
Digital Innovations at the Passenger Checkpoint Taking Performance and Efficiency to New Levels
Integrated, data-driven and open security solutions are helping airports around the world transform passenger checkpoints and achieve the highest levels of security and operational efficiency. Driven by artificial intelligence, automation and connectivity, new digital technologies push productivity up and bring costs down - and ultimately improve passenger experience.
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.
Improved Operational and Workforce Efficiency With Next-Gen Ground Handling Technology
Managing staff, equipment, and resources in an airport are challenging. They should be ready to meet service agreements and operational requirements regardless of delays or unpredictable difficult situations. However, it is not possible to afford overtime or extra pay under these circumstances. Therefore, managing limited assets is crucial for the maximum effectiveness of airport operations.
Maximising Airport Car Park Revenue - Data Science Perspective
Airports are the new age malls! Over the years, airports have transitioned from merely being travel points to social and commercial hubs. As passenger choices and needs continue to evolve, the airports, too, are rediscovering themselves to offer more than just travel. Another factor contributing to the constant innovation is the increased competition between airports. As the megapolis expands, the need to plan multiple airports fuels this competition within the city airports too. They have realized that to achieve commercial success and remain a preferred airport for passengers, they must offer a broad spectrum of supporting services to elevate the passenger experience and increase revenue.
Digitization Drives Sustainability, Passenger Experience and Revenue Growth at Airports
The rate of global sea level rise in the past 2 decades is approximately double of the last century. The warmest years, as recorded by NASA, are 2016 and 2020. Much of this is due to increased carbon dioxide emissions.
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 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.