REGISTRATION OPENING HOURS
TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2024
14:00 - 18:00
WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2024
08:00 - 16:30
THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2024
08:30 - 16:30
EXHIBITION OPENING HOURS
WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2024
08:00 - 17:30
THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2024
08:30 - 16:00
Open to all WBPs as observers.
This panel is a dynamic conference session where industry CEOs converge to explore the complexities of airport competitiveness across different regions. This panel delves into a range of critical topics, including the evaluation of regulatory frameworks, the state and future of airport infrastructure, airline strategies for network expansion and partnerships, and the economic impact on regional growth and tourism. Additionally, it spotlights the role of technology and innovation in enhancing passenger experiences, the challenges of infrastructure investment and regulatory harmonization, and the importance of sustainable practices. This session promises to be a crucible of expert insights, strategically deciphering the recipe for success in transforming airports into competitive, efficient, and innovative hubs within the global aviation landscape.
How can airports and their partners deliver an economically sustainable, traveller-centric model that grows revenues and profitability for all stakeholders? Few people in our industry will have a bigger say in terms of addressing that question that the CEO of Avolta, the new retail to food & beverage ‘super force’ created by the merger of Dufry and Autogrill.
This panel session aims to provide an incisive examination of the sweeping changes and economic consequences that liberalization policies have introduced to the air transport industry. Esteemed panelists will unpack the multifaceted nature of liberalization, dissecting both the progressive reforms that have opened skies and markets, as well as the aeropolitical maneuvers that continue to shape the global aviation playing field. The discussion will navigate through the economic theories that underpin liberalization efforts, scrutinize the real-world outcomes of deregulation, and debate the balance between free-market competition and the need for protective measures. Panelists will also dissect the geopolitical implications of liberalization, analyzing how cross-border agreements and regional blocs influence trade, airline operations, and ownership dynamics.
- Airport Carbon Accreditation Ceremony
- Green Airports Recognition Ceremony
- Young Executive of the Year Award (ACI APAC & MID)
- APEX Awards (ACI World)
Tourism provides livelihoods for millions of people and allows billions more to appreciate their own cultures and natural beauty. Tourism is essential to economic development in many markets. It supports over 319 million jobs and contributes $8.8 trillion to world GDP, equivalent to 10.4% of the global economy.
Air travel provides vital links for the global tourism industry. It is estimated that over half of all international tourists travel by air. There is so much potential for aviation and tourism to strengthen coordination and partnership to generate positive social and economic impacts to communities involved. As such, to build resilience, promote cultural exchange, conserve environment and foster sustainable and inclusive development.
The discussions of this panel will frame around successful case studies on collaboration between airports and non-aviation stakeholders to bring tourists from around the world to their destinations.
Mitigation and resilience to climate change are tremendous opportunities for businesses. Traditionally, a company's competitive edge is achieved by either a good cost structure, unique product or innovation. In the new business landscape, it is sustainability competitiveness, the edge is instead determined by the company's action on climate issues.
This session explores why and how airports are benchmarked against peers and other industry through ESG, climate-related risk ratings, Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) etc.
Passenger’s needs and expectations are continuously evolving requiring airports to adapt and come up with innovative solutions to be more efficient while continuously improving customer experience.
This session will delve into some of the most exciting and innovative passenger-oriented technologies and processes being developed and implemented at airports, looking at use cases and evolutions that will help drive efficiency and the evolution of customer experience.
Vietnam’s aviation and tourism sectors are booming. Amid that dynamic, the country’s airport infrastructure and travel retail landscape is being transformed. Hear from the host of The Trinity Forum 2023 about the hugely exciting developments taking place and those that lie ahead.
Details to be announced later
*Programme (including topics, speakers, etc.) is subject to further amendments without prior notice.