Changi Airports International and Wuxi Airport Group establish a new joint venture

Wuxi Shuofang International Airport

Changi Airports International (CAI), a global airport consultant, manager and investor, and Wuxi Sunan International Airport Group have established a new joint venture company to manage the non-aeronautical business of Wuxi Shuofang International Airport (WUX).

The joint venture will operate and manage five key areas of the airport’s non-aeronautical business on an exclusive concessionary basis for 20 years.

This comprises retail (including duty-free shops), food and beverage, advertisement, car park and passenger services at the airport’s passenger terminals.

The scope also includes the future Terminal 3 and ground transportation centre.

Eugene Gan, Chief Executive Officer of CAI, said, “Wuxi Shuofang International Airport plays a pivotal role in advancing Jiangsu province’s economic and tourism development.

“We are deeply honoured and excited to start a new partnership with Wuxi Airport Group to jointly uplift the commercial positioning of Shuofang Airport.

“CAI will leverage its deep knowledge of the Chinese market and industry expertise to enhance the non-aeronautical performance of Shuofang airport.

“Among other things, we will improve the airport’s commercial layout and design, introduce more diverse and international retail and F&B selections, as well as create better leisure and entertainment options to enrich passenger experience.”