Asia-Pacific Airports – Issue 1, 2021
Issue theme: Cargo
Airport report: Bahrain & Anchorage
Plus: ACI Asia-Pacific, Industry & WBP news
VIEW FROM THE TOP
Director general, Stefano Baronci, reflects on how ACI Asia-Pacific has stepped up its efforts to support its airport members and World Business Partners during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We salute the region’s ASQ customer experience award winners and cover the latest news from across the region.
Communications manager, Samantha Solomon, rounds-up the latest news and developments from ACI Asia-Pacific.
WELCOME TO THE FUTURE
Bahrain Airport Company CEO, Mohamed Yousif Al-Binfalah, tells Joe Bates more about what passengers can expect from the airport’s new state-of-the-art terminal.
DELIVERING THE GOODS
Editor, Joe Bates, reports on the 2020 performance of the region’s leading cargo hubs and the key role they are playing in helping distribute the COVID-19 vaccine.
Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport enjoyed a record breaking year for cargo and has some ambitious plans to enhance its freight facilities, writes marketing and communications manager, Eland Conway.
CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
Vivian Lau, executive director of Hong Kong cargo handling giant, Hactl, looks back on a tough year for aviation and hopes for better things for the industry in 2021.
Lim Ching Kiat, managing director, air hub development at Changi Airport Group, explains how Changi Airport is helping maintain Singapore’s air cargo supply chain and spearheading its recovery from COVID-19.
SATS has continued to invest in equipment, manpower and new cargo handling solutions to serve its customers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, writes senior vice president for cargo services, Nazri Othman.
GOLD IN THE HOLD
Its chief officer for cargo, Guillaume Halleux, tells us more about the airport facilities, fleet and route network that make Qatar Airways one of the world’s biggest cargo airlines.
We take a closer look at plans for the world’s first vertiport for electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft in Singapore and how its opening might revolutionise taxi services at Changi Airport.
44. WBP NEWS
The latest news from ACI’s Asia-Pacific and global World Business Partners.