Welcome Message from ACI Asia-Pacific President

The aviation industry has always been at the forefront of innovation, constantly striving to improve efficiency, elevate airport experience to stay ahead of the curve in an ever-evolving industry. I am therefore delighted to invite you to Airports Innovate, our premier conference that aims to explore the potential of innovation in every sphere of airport business. 


Airports are thrilled to explore innovation and embrace sustainable practices as they recognise the urgency to address climate change. Our conference serves as a platform for game-changers, innovators, start-ups, business leaders, and the finest tech minds, and by providing a platform for showcasing disruptive concepts and solutions, we aim to drive innovation that can shape the future of airports.


The conference will take place in Muscat, known for its breathtaking beauty and rich cultural heritage. Let us come together to celebrate the spirit of innovation in our industry. See you in Muscat! 

Emmanuel Menanteau

President, ACI Asia-Pacific 

Area Director, United States, Northern & Eastern Europe and South-East Asia- VINCI Airports   

Welcome Message From Host

I am delighted to welcome you to the Airports Innovate event in Muscat next November.

In an ever-evolving industry like ours, innovation is not just a buzzword; it is a fundamental necessity. It drives our competitiveness, enhances our resilience, and, most importantly, it improves the travel experience for millions of passengers who trust us every day.

We, at Oman Airports, are proud to host this significant event in our beautiful city Muscat, a meeting point of tradition and modernity, just like the aviation industry itself. It's an honour for Oman Airports to host this gathering of industry leaders and innovative thinkers who, like us, are committed to continuous improvement and progression.

This event symbolises our shared commitment to pioneering a new era of innovative solutions, groundbreaking technologies, and collaborative strategies that will shape the future of airports around the world.

As we explore new ideas and foster connections at this event, I trust that we will collectively inspire and drive the change we wish to see in our industry. I look forward to welcoming you all to Muscat and anticipate fruitful and stimulating discussions.

Looking forward to a successful event and stimulating discussions.

Sheikh Aimen bin Ahmed Al Hosni 

CEO, Oman Airports

Welcome Message From Direct General

Airports Innovate is a one-of-its kind conference to celebrate the spirit of innovation in the airports industry. Airports strive to adopt new procedures, approaches, and technologies in an era of continuous innovation in order to enhance efficiency, passenger experience, and drive economic growth. This event aims to shed light on the significance of innovation in airport business.  

This conference aims to motivate and stimulate the ongoing development of the airports sector by bringing together leading experts, innovators, and business executives from all over the world to exchange ideas, discuss best practices, and inspire one another, with a focus on celebrating the latest breakthroughs. 

Through panel discussions and interactive sessions, you stand to gain valuable insights into the strategies and approaches that have led to successful innovations. I invite you to join us in Muscat and be part of the transformation.

Stefano Baronci

Director General ACI Asia-Pacific