ACI APA 2019, ISSUE 02
Focus on: Cargo
In review: ACI Asia-Pacific/World Conference
Special report: Jewel Changi Airport
Plus: ASQ Winners & Industry news
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View from the top
Regional director, Patti Chau, reflects on her decision to leave her post at the end of the year, ACI Asia-Pacific’s important advocacy role and looks forward to some future events.
A snapshot of some of the biggest news stories from across the region.
World in motion
The challenges of growth, innovative technology and the customer experience were just a few of the topics on the agenda at this year’s ACI Asia-Pacific/World Annual General Assembly Conference & Exhibition in Hong Kong, writes Joe Bates.
Senior manager for external relations, Vivian Fung, reports on the latest ACI news, views and developments from the busy Asia-Pacific region and across the world.
Top cargo airports
Asia-Pacific Airports takes a closer look at the latest cargo trends and developments at a handful of the region’s biggest freight hubs.
Leading the way
We discover more about Hong Kong International Airport’s plans to ensure that it remains the world’s busiest cargo airport for the foreseeable future.
The UAE’s star performer
Joe Bates talks to Faisal Al Mulla, director of cargo business management at Dubai Airports, operator of Dubai International Airport (DXB), the biggest cargo gateway in the Gulf and the sixth busiest in the world.
Rising to the challenge
Taoyuan International Airport was one of the fastest growing cargo hubs in Asia-Pacific in 2018, writes Joe Bates.
Niranjan Navaratnarajah, cargo industry director for Unisys Asia Pacific, argues that real-time data is fundamental to a connected cargo supply chain to reduce idle time and increase visibility, transparency and security.
Handle with care
Perishables are a growing source of cargo revenue in Dubai. Bernd Struck, dnata’s senior vice president for UAE Cargo and DWC airline services, talks to Joe Bates.
Cathay Pacific has the fleet, network and facilities in Hong Kong to grow its freight business in a challenging year for the cargo industry, writes Joe Bates.
Jewel in the crown
Asia-Pacific Airports finds out more about Singapore’s new mega retail, hospitality and leisure development, Jewel Changi Airport.
Bigger and better
We pay tribute to the 2018 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) customer experience award winners and talk to some of the CEOs of the successful gateways.
News, views and reviews from ACI’s regional and global World Business Partners.