Asia-Pacific Airports – Issue 1, 2023
Airport profile: Kobe
Special Report: Sustainability
Plus: Surface access, China’s re-opening & Virtual queuing
VIEW FROM THE TOP
Director general, Stefano Baronci, reflects on the latest traffic trends, the association’s ongoing advocacy efforts and looks forward to the upcoming ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly, Conference and Exhibition in Kobe.
We provide a snapshot of some of the latest news stories from across Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.
A snapshot of some of ACI Asia-Pacific’s latest developments from across Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.
BIG IN JAPAN
Nicolas Notebaert, CEO of VINCI Concessions and president of VINCI Airports, tells Joe Bates more about Kobe Airport and plans to develop and grow traffic to the Kansai region.
GOING THE EXTRA MILE
A total of 29 airports across from Asia-Pacific and the Middle East have been recognised for their customer service excellence in 2022 in ACI’s annual Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards.
THE HIGH LIFE!
Asia-Pacific Airports takes a closer look at a few of the customer experience news stories to have made headlines this year.
LEADING BY EXAMPLE
Sunny Yoon, executive director of Incheon International Airport Corporation’s Terminal Operation Group, talks to ACI Asia-Pacific’s Sunil Subbaiah about the South Korean hub’s commitment to delivering a world-class passenger experience.
CROSSROADS FOR SURFACE ACCESS?
ICF’s Lewis Burroughs and Rob Rushmer look to the future and consider how the transition to electric and autonomous vehicles could impact on existing drop off and car parking infrastructure at airports.
BACK IN THE GAME
China’s re-opening to international travel is likely to be more of a slow burner than a game changer for the aviation industry, writes OAG’s chief analyst, John Grant.
A host of new carbon reducing initiatives, renewable energy plans and more show that sustainable development continues to be a top priority for the region’s airports, writes Joe Bates.
THE WAITING GAME
Virtual queuing is coming to an airport near you soon and could represent the future of waiting at airports, writes Steve Covate.
The latest news and views from ACI Asia-Pacific’s World Business Partners.