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MIA Delegation participated in the 17th EAAA Coordinator and Working Group Meeting05 Jun 2018

The 17th EAAA Preparatory Meeting was held from 31st May to 1st June, 2018 at Paradise City, Incheon, Seoul. Chief of Corporate Communication and Policy Research Office from Macau International Airport Company Limited (CAM) – Ms. Vicki Mou and Manager – Ms. Adrina Ho participated in the meeting. The theme of this year was "Airport Expansion and Renovation".  Representatives from each member airports introduced the short and long term development of their respective airports. Sharing how they integrate factors of energy saving, science and technology, humanization, beauty and practicality into the expansion of airport and to design a more sustainable airport construction. 

Each representative in the meeting claimed that airport as a major traffic hub in the cities/ countries, played a very important roll, the terminal building give the first impression of the city.  As passengers are increasing year by year, traffic in the airports become much heavier than before, some of the airports have reached its capacity and need to further expand and renovate as to create more spaces. Expansion has to consider the rate of increase of the passengers.  MIA has always increase its efficiency, however, due to the rapid development of Macau’s tourism industry and aviation industry, MIA still actively worked on the infrastructure development, to enhance reception capacity on limited land resources, and further research on the expansion projects are on-going, as to increase the capacity of the airport. Upon the completion of the north extension project, the terminal building will be adding up to accommodate 7.8 million passengers as a whole, more local signature dinning and shopping will be introduced to passengers.  The south extension of the passenger terminal building will be ready for open tender very soon; the reception capacity will be raised to 10 million passengers per year upon the completion. At the same time, MIA has upgraded the functions of facilities and technologies, as to create more spacious and comfortable environment to the tourists.
 
The 17th EAAA Annual Meeting will be held in November this year when the management executives of all member airports will gather again to exchange and update information on the latest development of each airport.

EAAA members include: China’s Beijing Capital Airports Holding Company, Shanghai Airport Authority, Guangdong Airport Authority, Airport Authority Hong Kong, Macau International Airport Co., Ltd. and Dalian International Airport; Japan's Central Japan International Airport Co., Ltd., Narita International Airport Corporation, Japan Airport Terminal Co., Ltd., Kansai Airports and Tokyo International Air Terminal Corporation; South Korea's Incheon International Airport Corporation and Korea Airport Corporation.