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CAI to help enhance passenger and cargo operations at Cairo airport

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Changi Airports International (CAI) has signed two agreements with Cairo Airport Company to jointly develop Cairo International Airport, one of the busiest airports in Africa and the largest airport in Egypt by passenger and cargo traffic.

The first consultancy agreement is passenger focused and seeks to implement impactful solutions to improve passenger experience at Cairo International Airport.

The second consultancy agreement is for a feasibility study for the development of Cairo Cargo City, a new area at Cairo International Airport earmarked for cargo and logistics development.

CAI CEO, Eugene Gan, said: “We seek to unlock Cairo Airport’s tremendous potential for growth, leveraging on its status as one of the busiest airports in Africa by passenger and cargo volumes.

“We also look forward to not only providing impactful solutions in the short term, but to a longer-term partnership with Cairo Airport Company.”

From the Egyptian side, the country’s Minister of Civil Aviation, His Excellency, Mohamed Abbas Helmy, stated: “We are pleased with this new partnership, and have every confidence that Changi Airports International will be able to provide world class solutions for Cairo International Airport as part of the strategic plan to strengthen the Egyptian position as a hub for passenger and cargo.”

While chairman and CEO of Cairo Airport Company, Magdy Ishak Azzer, noted: “Changi Airport has won the Skytrax World’s Best Airport Award a record 12 times, and is one of the top airport hubs in the world.

“We look forward to tapping Changi Airports International’s experience and expertise to implement value adding solutions at Cairo Airport.”

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