Development

Hamad International Airport announces second expansion phase up to 60 million passengers

Hamad International Airport announces second expansion phase up to 60 million passengers

Hamad International Airport has revealed plans for its second expansion phase, which will increase capacity to over 60 million when complete after 2022. Construction will commence early next year, with highlights including a spectacular 10,000sqm indoor tropical garden and a 268sqm water feature.

IT

Providing the IT to effectively manage airport operations from terminal to airfield

Providing the IT to effectively manage airport operations from terminal to airfield

SITA is a Platinum Sponsor at this year’s Abu Dhabi Airports-hosted ACI Airport Exchange. Ahead of the event, Roger Nakouzi, Vice President Sales, SITA, shared some thoughts with Ross Falconer.

Commercial

‘Return on Attention’ for associates: the HMSHost approach to F&B for airports

‘Return on Attention’ for associates: the HMSHost approach to F&B for airports

HMSHost is a Gold Sponsor at this year’s ACI Airport Exchange. Ahead of the event, Walter Seib, CEO HMSHost International, shared some thoughts with Ross Falconer.

Environment

Unlocking renewable energy procurement at Europe’s airports

Unlocking renewable energy procurement at Europe’s airports

On 2 October 2019, ACI EUROPE signed a cooperation agreement with the RE-Source Platform, the European alliance of stakeholders for corporate renewable energy sourcing. This partnership aims at accelerating the clean energy transition at Europe’s airports, helping them to reach NetZero by 2050 for carbon emissions under their control. Report by Agata Lyznik.

ACI EUROPE Activities

Providing adequate airport capacity to accommodate growth in a sustainable way and to optimise the passenger experience

Providing adequate airport capacity to accommodate growth in a sustainable way and to optimise the passenger experience

ACI EUROPE has recently updated its Position Paper on Airport Capacity that lays out how airports can best achieve improvements in the use of available capacity within the airport system. In addition, to help airports develop an integrated response to the capacity situation, which is facilitated by the establishment of Airport Operations Centres (APOC), ACI EUROPE has launched a new service – the APOC Peer Review programme. Report by Aidan Flanagan.