View from the Top: Half Year Reflection
Our 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.
Aviation Climate Action Championed At Stockholm+50
Speaking to delegates meeting at the Stockholm+50 Leadership Dialogue today, Executive Director of the cross-industry Air Transport Action Group, Haldane Dodd urged governments to work together to adopt a long-term climate goal at the upcoming International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Assembly.
Delhi Airport Introduces RFID-enabled Baggage Tag
Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), a GMR Infrastructure-led consortium that operates IGI airport has introduced Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID)-enabled personalized Baggage Tag “BAGG TRAX”, a first-of-its-kind facility in the country that will share details in real-time about when and on which belt a passenger’s luggage is arriving.
Shanghai Pudong International Airport Restored 80% Of Its Cargo Volume
Standing up to challenges of pandemic, Shanghai Pudong International Airport has been gradually returning to its usual busy cargo operation. On May 20, a total of 175 cargo flights were accommodated at Pudong International Airport, handling cargo volume of 7,918 tons, which has recovered to 80% of its normal.
GMR Hyderabad International Airport All Set to Inaugurate First Phase of the Expanded Terminal
The first of its kind under the Public -Private Partnership model in the country, GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL) was inaugurated in 2008. When it was opened, the sprawling airport was designed for 12 million passengers per annum (MPPA).
ANA and NAA Hold Joint Webinar to Prevent Wildlife Trafficking
Narita International Airport Corporation (NAA) joined hands with ANA HOLDINGS INC. (ANAHD), owner of ALL NIPPON AIRWAYS CO., LTD (ANA) on 11 March to co-host a webinar on preventing the use of aviation for wildlife trafficking.