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The final word on the region’s 10th anniversary.

Over the past decade, ACI has played a fundamental role in bringing together the wider aviation community and promoting quality and excellence in airport management and operations. In doing so, ACI has also facilitated greater connectivity and co-operation between airports in Asia and the Middle East, and reflected the growing importance of the markets it covers across China, Australasia and the UAE. 

Since the inception of our travel retail business in 1960, DFS has been committed to serving the global traveller and we continue to meet their evolving needs. As an active, long-term World Business Partner (WBP) member of ACI and vice chair of the ACI WBP Advisory Board, DFS values the opportunity to connect with key stakeholders and keep them informed about our business, as well as sharing knowledge, opportunities and developments across the industry. 

DFS wishes the whole ACI team every success in supporting our common endeavour for many more years to come. 

DFS Group Limited

The Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association (APTRA) congratulates ACI Asia-Pacific on a decade of successful representation on behalf of the hundreds of commercial airports across the  Asia-Pacific region.

The most successful airports now boast a string of luxury boutiques and a line-up of high quality retail and food & beverage outlets to which the most prestigious city mall would aspire. Airports have and will continue to evolve into world-class international shopping venues.

Together ACI Asia-Pacific and APTRA are building the future of civil aviation in the region, supporting our members, benefitting the consumers, working in tandem – one passenger kilometre and one shopping bag at a time.

Jaya Singh, president, Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association (APTRA) 

On behalf of China Civil Airports Association (CCAA), I would like to convey my cordial congratulations to you on this occasion. 

In China, the number of airports handling more than 10 million passenger annually has reached 24. In 2014, Beijing Capital International Airport and the Shanghai Airport Group handled 86.12 million and 89.62 million passengers respectively. Ten new airports were opened and others successfully expanded. 

The growth of low-cost airlines, general aviation and benefits from logistics integrity will open a wider sky for aviation market in China in the futre. 

CCAA is committed to co-operating with ACI to enabling more business, optimising resources and serving our members more efficiently. Our commitment is to improve accessibility in APAC region and to build China’s airport system in a sustainable, ecologically friendly and highly efficient way. 

Xia Xinghua, president, China Civil Airports Association

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