ACI APA 2020, ISSUE 01
Issue theme: Sustainable development
Airport Report: GMR Airports Limited
Special report: Meet the new director general
Plus: Digital apron & Industry news
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View from the top
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.
A snapshot of some of the biggest news stories from across the region.
ACI Asia-Pacific news
The latest news from communications manager, Samantha Solomon, includes an update on ACI Asia-Pacific’s advocacy efforts, new dates for postponed events and a growing list of World Business Partners.
Asia-Pacific Airports (APA) turns the spotlight on the GMR Group and its airport assets in India and across the planet.
Up close and personal
Get to know ACI Asia-Pacific’s new director general, Stefano Baronci, a little better in this Q&A with APA editor, Joe Bates.
Leading the way
Across Asia-Pacific, airports are responding to increased passenger numbers and environmental pressures with innovative, efficient and sustainable terminal designs, writes David Coyne, head of aviation at design firm Benoy.
Vivek Sindhamani and Peter Vorage discuss the growing threat of flooding to airports and how some of the region’s major hubs are planning ahead to increase their resilience to rising water levels.
Airports across the world are actively working to reduce their noise footprint and engaging with their communities to create environmental capacity, writes Envirosuite’s senior aviation specialist, Matt Mills-Brooks.
Leonie Dobbie, aviation consultancy company WSP’s strategic aviation advisor, considers the benefits of embedding sustainability action into airport decision-making.
Time to go digital?
ADB SAFEGATE’S Niclas Svedberg argues that adopting a digital apron will help airports reduce delays and cope with rising traffic demand.
News, views and reviews from ACI’s regional and global World Business Partners.