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New ACI Asia-Pacific director general, Stefano Baronci, reflects on an eventful start to 2020, planning ahead, leadership changes at ACI and the impact of the coronavirus.

ACI calls for help for airports to save jobs and connectivity

ACI Asia-Pacific is urging governments across the Asia-Pacific and Middle East region to swiftly implement relief measures to safeguard airport employment and connectivity.

government support urged for duty free and travel retail industry

The Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association (APTRA) is urging governments across the region to prioritise support packages for the travel retail industry to help many operators survive the coronavirus crisis.

ACI CALLS FOR TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF AIRPORT SLOT REQUIREMENTS

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to unfold, ACI World has called for the alleviation of airport slot usage requirements.

Siemens wins Kunming Changshui contract

Siemens Logistics has received an order to supply baggage handling and sorting technology for the Terminal 1 extension at Kunming Changshui International Airport in China.

government to support Taupō Airport upgrade

Government support announced today for upgrading and expanding New Zealand's Taupō Airport has been welcomed as a timely boost that will give regions and businesses confidence in their communities’ abilities to ride out any tough times that may lie ahead.

Heinemann Australia extends Sydney Airport concession

Heinemann Australia has celebrated five years at Sydney Airport by extending its Duty Free concession at the gateway until 2029.

Dubai World Central enjoys best year yet

Dubai World Central (DWC) registered its best year to date in 2019, handling a record 1.6 million passengers, although the figures are slightly misleading as the huge 81.5% upturn in traffic owes a lot to the transfer of flights to the airport from Dubai International (DXB) while its southern runway was being revamped.

Industry partners form MRO blockchain alliance

Key industry partners announced today the launch of the MRO Blockchain Alliance, the air transport’s first industry-wide investigation into the use of blockchain to track, trace and record aircraft parts.

Facelift and expansion planned for Singapore Changi's Terminal 2

Work will commence on the expansion and renovation of Singapore Changi's Terminal 2 next month as operator, Changi Airport Group (CAG) strives to make the airport bigger and better to cope with growing demand.

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