Airport Industry Innovation Forum 2019

Event Information

In 2018, the civil aviation administration of China issued the outline for building a strong civil aviation country in the new era, which clearly pointed out that airports should be planned and built with high quality, and safe, green, smart and humanistic airports should be built. The construction of “four-type airport” points out the way forward for China’s airports to achieve high-quality development. IATA reports show that more and more travelers are looking for paperless, intelligent trips and personalized, interactive, experience-oriented services. It can be seen that in the Internet age, passengers have an increasingly strong demand for smart airports. In 2018, the passenger throughput of China’s civil aviation transport airports reached 1.265 billion person-times, with a year-on-year growth of 10.2%. In recent years, the growth rate has been stable at around 10%. The growing number of passengers and their pursuit of experience will provide impetus for the construction of smart airports.

In the past five years, China’s civil aviation has maintained steady and fast development. The airline structure has been constantly optimized and adjusted. According to the 2018 civil aviation airport production statistics bulletin issued by the civil aviation administration of China, the major production indicators of China’s airports continued to maintain steady and fast growth in 2018, with the annual passenger throughput of more than 1.2 billion person-times, or 12.64689 million person-times, up 10.2% over the previous year. In terms of routes, the domestic routes completed 11,384,27,000 passengers, an increase of 9.9% over the previous year (among which the routes from the mainland to Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan completed 2,8727,000 passengers, an increase of 6.0% over the previous year).The number of passengers on international routes reached 126.261 million, an increase of 13.0% over the previous year. At present, China is in a critical stage of advancing from a major civil aviation country to a powerful civil aviation country. The rapid innovation of big data, artificial intelligence and other advanced technologies has brought more intelligent, efficient and green innovative solutions to the civil aviation industry, so as to continuously meet the growing demand of the people for air transport services.

In this background, Rigel Event will host the Airport Industry Innovation Forum 2019 (October 23-24) in Shanghai. The theme of the summit — Intelligence Leading ・ Future Airport ・ Civil Aviation Ecosystem. This conference will discuss the planning and construction of smart airports, technological innovation and humanistic airport construction from the perspective of passenger demand. Meanwhile, the transformation of smart airports in the new environment will be discussed.

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Event Profile

  • Agenda

    Day 1 October 23
    Plenary Session:Make every effort to build “four airports”: Build a modern airport that is humanistic, green, intelligent and safe

    Day 2 October 24
    Session A: “Smart airport” under 5G network — in-depth discussion on the application of mobile
    Internet, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, big data, Internet of things and other hot technologies
    Session B:The new era of airport construction is always on the road (Key discussion: humanistic , green and safe airport)
    Session C:Help small and medium-sized airports to take off

  • Highlights of the Conference

    • Convergence 150 + Global Airport Top Level
    • Pay attention to new airport renovation and expansion projects in the next 10-15 years
    • 5G, AI, Mobile Internet, Cloud Computing, Big Data and other technologies are fully covered
    • Authoritative Interpretation of Digital Transition Trend of Airport in the Next Five Years and New Model of Smart Airport
    • Major and Sub-forums Build an Industry-wide Interactive Platform
    • Customized “one-to-one” talks to help you get through the industry network one-stop
    • Industry 20 + Authoritative Media Tracking Report
    • Airport “whole industry chain” reward, praise advanced incentive innovation
  • Hot Topics

    • Building “Four Airports”: Building Humanistic, Green, Intelligent and Safe Modern Airports
    • Pay attention to the construction project of China’s new airport in the next 10 years
    • Making great efforts to build four world-class airport clusters: Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region, Yangtze River Delta, Pearl River Delta and Chengdu-Chongqing
    • 5G Network, take you to Smart Airport
    • Big Data, AI Technology Drives the Development of Smart Airport
    • Satisfying Individualized Needs and Improving Passenger Experience
    • Black Technology Behind Smart Airport
    • How to Reduce the Load and Fly High in Small and Medium Airports in the New Era


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