AIR TRAFFIC GROWTH. Earlier we looked at the main challenges that face today’s airport operators, and the working approaches that are demanded by ever increasing numbers and expectations. In this section we take a look at one airport – Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) – that is working towards a target of 100 million passengers a year, within the next five years.
Aviation traffic expands every year – and that’s good news for both airlines and travellers. But growth in passenger numbers and cargo volumes pose added challenges to airport operators. This article looks at the challenges, and some of the solutions. Today’s operators have to come up with a range of expansion projects and new, smart initiatives to enhance the passenger overall experience.