Back to the future
Asia-Pacific Airports editor, Joe Bates, reflects on some of the success stories of 2016 and the need for new infrastructure to meet future demand.
A snapshot of some of the biggest stories from across the region.
It was a busy end to 2016 f or ACI Asia-Pacific with a series of events, visits and other initiatives taking place across the region, writes Vivian Fung.
Out to impress
With plans for a three runway system, Terminal 4 nearing completion and a seemingly never ending desire to introduce innovative new services, these are exciting times for Singapore Changi Airport, writes Joe Bates.
The next step
Asia-Pacific Airports finds out more about the blueprint for a pioneering aerotropolis development at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
The big IT spend
The latest Airport IT Trends Survey reveals that China’s airports continue to invest in new capacity enhancing technologies.
Uniquely New Zealand
Gez Johns provides an update on the ongoing upgrade and expansion of the terminal building at Auckland International Airport.
The truth is out there
Brüel & Kjær’s Mike Rikard-Bell discusses how technology is helping keep residents informed of aviation’s noise mitigation efforts and dispel the misconception that ‘annoyance’ is simply about exposure.
Spotlight on security
Cameron Mann, Smith Detection’s global markets director for aviation, talks to Asia-Pacific Airports about some of the key security challenges and opportunities facing airports today.
In the know
ACI World’s head of Airport Service Quality (ASQ), Dimitri Coll, discusses the publication of a new guide designed to help airports better understand passenger profiles and motivations.
Asia-Pacific Airports finds out more about the pioneering environmental efforts of Brisbane, Delhi–Indira Gandhi, Hong Kong and Sydney airports.
A special report from Siemens about its baggage handling contract at Guangzhou Baiyun and Saudi Arabian success for Lagardère Travel Retail.
Asia-Pacific Airports discovers that confectionery remains an important product in airport duty free shops across the globe.