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Profitability falls in 2018 but airlines continue to adapt to dynamic market place
Preliminary financial performance figures released today by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) revealed that the aggregated net earnings of Asia-Pacific airlines halved in 2018 to a combined $4.7 billion, from the $9.6 billion recorded in the previous year.

Mixed fortunes for region's airports in February as traffic rises

Passenger traffic across Asia-Pacific and the Middle East recorded moderate growth in February with monthly upturns of 2.7% and 2.5% respectively.

Turning to technology

Pragma’s Alex Avery takes us through the impact of digitalisation on airport retail and what this potentially means for the future of shopping and dining at the world’s gateways.

ACI ASIA-PACIFIC NEWS

Senior manager for external affairs, Vivian Fung, reports on the latest ACI news, views and developments from the busy Asia-Pacific region and across the world.

Focusing on the passenger

Sarah Samuel, Amadeus’ head of airport IT for Asia-Pacific, argues that the adoption of a common vision on new passenger-enabling technology will help airports address the challenge of rising demand.

ACI Asia-Pacific's regional director to leave at the end of the year

ACI Asia-Pacific regional director, Patti Chau, is to leave her position at the end of 2019 after seven years in the hotseat and 15 years with the organisation.

Beating the queues

New SITA report confirms that journey smoothing technology makes people happy.

Design & build: Tianfu International Airport

Chengdu’s $11 billion second airport is set to open early next decade and transform air travel to the region.

Retails/F&B April 16, 2019

Buy and fly

Buy and fly

Joe Bates rounds-up some of the latest retail/F&B news, views and reviews from across the busy Asia-Pacific region.

CPI to hold specialist airport commercial training course in Sydney

The bi-annual CPI Airport Commercial Development and Management Course for airport managers will be held once again in Sydney, Australia, from July 22-25, 2019, with registrations now open.