Asia-Pacific Airports – Issue 2, 2021
Focus on: Route development
Special report: Travel bubbles & health passports
Plus: Sustainability, e-commerce & WBP news
VIEW FROM THE TOP
Director general, Stefano Baronci, reflects on the continued challenges of COVID-19 and ACI Asia-Pacific’s efforts to hasten the industry’s recovery and ensure its future sustainability.
A snapshot of the biggest news stories from across the region.
Communications manager, Samantha Solomon, rounds-up the latest news and developments from ACI Asia-Pacific.
EXPANSION ON THE HORIZON
With new owners and a capacity doubling new terminal on the way, the future looks bright for Kazakhstan’s Almaty Airport, writes Joe Bates.
RECONNECTING THE WORLD
Travel bubbles, health passports and new touchless technology are all set to play a role in facilitating aviation’s recovery from COVID-19, writes Joe Bates.
With international travel still very much on hold because of COVID-19, it is going to take the effort of all industry stakeholders to restore global connectivity, writes James Brass from aviation consultancy, York Aviation.
ON THE RIGHT TRACK
A new A$10 billion rail link looks set to make travelling to Melbourne Airport quicker, easier and more environmentally friendly, writes Joe Bates.
Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) director general, Subhas Menon, praises the resiliency of the region’s airlines as the aviation industry awaits the smart, sustainable and safe restart of international travel.
REDEFINING AIRPORT RETAIL
A pioneering new e-commerce initiative aims to make airport shopping in Malaysia and at Istanbul Sabiha G k en International Airport in Turkey easier and more convenient than ever before.
EVERY LITTLE COUNTS
We turn the spotlight on Hamad International Airport’s efforts to enhance its waste management, green operations at Phnom Penh International Airport and carbon accreditation for Hawke’s Bay Airport.
The latest news from ACI’s