Cairo and Singapore airports agreement


Changi Airports International (CAI) will consult on the passenger and freight upgrades of Cairo International Airport, one of the busiest airports in Africa.

Changi Airports International (CAI) has agreed 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.

In two new agreements, CAI will implement upgrades to improve passenger experience at Cairo International Airport over the long term, and it will undertake 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 led a high level Egypt delegation on a visit to Singapore Changi Airport, commented, “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.”

Magdy Ishak Azzer, chairman and CEO of Cairo Airport Company, commented: “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. 

Eugene Gan, CEO 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.”

Changi Airports International (CAI) has become 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, using CAI’s extensive global experience that spans over 20 countries and more than 60 airports around the world, including Singapore Changi Airport.

Changi Airport International will be taking part in the The Big Global Infrastructure Showcase at the Global Infrastructure Conference in Singapore this September, which will showcase successful delivery of in investment, decarbonisation, skills and new technology. To find out more about the event on 11-12 September, click here.