Airports Council International (ACI) Asia
Pacific has formed what it calls the “Small Airports Network”, with
the objective of building a platform for small airports in the
region to address common concerns in small airport operations.
network aims to facilitate participating airports to exchange
ideas, experiences and best practices.
Mrs. Maggie Kwok, Regional Director of ACI Asia
Pacific said, “I wish to thank the support of our airport members
in the formation of the Small Airports Network. Approximately 20%
of our members in the region can be classified as small airports
and it is often through exchange of experiences and best practices
that can help our members to improve and tackle challenges. The
formation of the network will provide an easily accessible
platform for our members to share their experiences through
regular communications. Network members will also meet annually in
conjunction with the annual Small Airports Seminar.”
first ACI Asia Pacific Small Airports Network was formed after the
7th ACI Asia Pacific Small Airports Seminar which was held on
earlier this month in Incheon, Korea. At the inaugural Network meeting, the
Chairman and Vice Chairs were elected.
Mr. P.S. Nair, CEO
Corporate, Airports Sector, GMR Group, India was elected as the
Chairman of the network. Mr. Nair has over 37 years of diverse
experience in airport sector in both public and private domains.
Mr. Nair has also been recently elected as a Director of the ACI Asia Pacific Regional Board.
Mrs. Mary Torres, Executive
Manager, A.B. Won Pat International Airport Authority, Guam and
Mr. Robert D. Waloni, Director, Commercial & Business Development,
PT (Persero) Angkasa Pura I, Indonesia were elected as the 1st and
2nd Vice Chair of the network respectively.
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