New Industry Study Calls for a Fundamental Rethink of the Airport Ecosystem

‘Reinventing the Airport Ecosystem’ reveals how airports could adopt Mini-city, Walkway, Bus Station, and Shopping Mall operating models to meet consumer demands and drive non-aviation revenue

MADRID, May 24, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — –New study follows ‘Navigating the Airport of Tomorrow’ which was launched in 2011 and explains how travelers would like the airport experience to evolve and how the airport ecosystem will be reinvented through partnership

Amadeus, a leading travel technology partner and transaction processor for the global travel and tourism industry, today unveiled a major new study, ‘Reinventing the Airport Ecosystem’, identifying consumer frustrations with today’s airport experience and mapping how airports will reinvent themselves up to 2025, with new operating models, driving revenues beyond traditional aviation income.

New models highlighted in the report include: