Press release -
Changi Airports International and Cairo Airport Company sign agreements to develop Cairo International Airport and conduct technical feasibility study to establish area for cargo and logistics
SINGAPORE, 17 August 2023 – Changi Airports International (CAI) has inked two agreements with Cairo Airport Company to jointly develop Cairo International Airport, one of the busiest airports in Africa and the largest airport in Egypt by passenger and cargo traffic.
The first consultancy agreement is passenger focused and seeks to implement impactful solutions to improve passenger experience at Cairo International Airport.
The second consultancy agreement is for a feasibility study for the development of Cairo Cargo City, a new area at Cairo International Airport earmarked for cargo and logistics development.
H.E. Mohamed Abbas Helmy, Minister of Civil Aviation of Egypt, who is leading a high level Egypt delegation on a visit to Singapore Changi Airport, said, “We are pleased with this new partnership, and have every confidence that Changi Airports International will be able to provide world class solutions for Cairo International Airport as part of the strategic plan to strengthen the Egyptian position as a hub for passenger and cargo.”
“Changi Airport has won the Skytrax World’s Best Airport Award a record 12 times, and is one of the top airport hubs in the world. We look forward to tapping Changi Airports International’s experience and expertise to implement value adding solutions at Cairo Airport,” said Mr. Magdy Ishak Azzer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cairo Airport Company.
Mr Eugene Gan, Chief Executive Officer of CAI, said, “Changi Airports International is pleased to collaborate with Cairo Airport Company. We seek to unlock Cairo Airport’s tremendous potential for growth, leveraging on its status as one of the busiest airports in Africa by passenger and cargo volumes. We also look forward to not only providing impactful solutions in the short term, but to a longer-term partnership with Cairo Airport Company.”
About Changi Airports International
Changi Airports International (CAI) is a leading airport investor, manager and consultant in the global aviation market. As a strategic partner, CAI designs integrated solutions that enable its clients and partners to fulfil their potential of being world-class airports.
As one of the leading airport investors and airport consulting firms, CAI has extensive global experience that spans over 20 countries and more than 60 airports around the world, including Singapore Changi Airport. CAI is committed to being a valued partner in the global aviation market, creating airports of the future and delivering sustainable value to our partners and investee airports. CAI is a wholly owned subsidiary of Changi Airport Group. For more information, visit: www.cai.sg.