ACI Asia-Pacific strengthens Board with trio of seasoned aviation leaders

By Luke Barras-hill |

The three appointments from Australia, Indonesia and China bolster the association’s 27-member Board.

Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific has named three new additions to its 27-member Board.

Australia Pacific Airports Corporation CEO Lorie Argus, PT Angkasa Pura II President of the Board of Directors Muhammad Awaluddin and Capital Airports Holding Limited and Beijing Capital International Airport Co. Ltd Chairman Chang Yi Wang were appointed at the association’s 34th Board Meeting in Muscat, Oman this week.

Emmanuel Menanteau, President of ACI Asia-Pacific, said: “We are honoured and grateful to this amazing group of successful and seasoned aviation professionals joining our board. I am confident that new members will continue to be a strong advocate for our region, as the industry recovers.

“Their professional expertise is valuable as we work closely with our stakeholders to revive the industry. I also take this opportunity to thank our outgoing members for their extraordinary contributions to ACI Asia-Pacific.”

Stefano Baronci, Director General of ACI Asia-Pacific, added: “I wish to congratulate all elected members of the Board. Australia, China and Indonesia are among the important markets in our region. Having a woman leader in the Board can only benefit the ACI Asia-Pacific Board. Together with our President, we look forward to working closely with our Board in strengthening ACI Asia-Pacific’s role in representing our members’ interests.”

The ACI Asia-Pacific Board pictured at the 34th Board meeting in Muscat, Oman.

The 34th ACI Asia-Pacific Board meeting was hosted on the 6 December in Muscat, Oman.

The Board comprises aviation leaders from across Asia Pacific and the Middle East, providing strategic direction for ACI Asia-Pacific through its advocacy efforts, programmes and activities.

Six new airport operators, two affiliates and nine world business partners have joined ACI Asia-Pacific this year.

The association now boasts 127 airport members that are responsible for managing and operating 618 airports across 46 countries, and 97 world business partners.

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