Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has been
chosen as the host airport for the 2019 Airports
Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific / World Annual General
Assembly, Conference & Exhibition (WAGA).
Expected to attract more
than 1,000 airport and industry leaders from around the world, the
two prominent international and regional assemblies will take
place 2-4 April 2019.
Delegates attending will vote on key decisions, discuss
important issues and assess future prospects. The assembly
meetings, to be held at AsiaWorld-Expo near the airport, will also
include exhibitions and conferences for aviation professionals to
network, exchange insights and receive updates on the latest
Fred Lam, Chief Executive
Officer of Airport Authority Hong Kong, said, “It is a great honour to host this prestigious event in our hometown. HKIA is one
of the world’s busiest airports and an international aviation hub.
I believe through sharing, exchange and collaboration between
different airports, we can enhance the overall operations and
services of all airport operators. The event will also showcase
Hong Kong to a global audience. We are working hard on our
preparations to ensure that the delegates have a wonderful time
during their stay in Hong Kong.”
an industry association representing the collective interests of
the world’s 1,953 airport members and promoting excellence in
airport management. ACI WAGA is the annual conference for ACI
members worldwide and rotates among the five ACI regions. ACI
Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly Conference & Exhibition (APAA) is
one of the most influential annual airport conferences in Asia
Pacific. HKIA will be the host for 2019 ACI APAA.
Hong Kong frequently hosts major events and in
2013 hosted the Association of Asia Pacific
Airlines' (AAPA) 57th