With « 2025 Pioneers », we are building a sustainable future to aim for, whose priority projects are establishing the airport of tomorrow.
In transforming the mobility of our society, air transport has experienced exceptional growth, going from 100 million annual passengers in 1960 to 4.5 billion passengers in 2019. Today this industry is grappling with two shocks. The first has been the Covid-19 pandemic. The return to the level of 2019 traffic will be gradual, but I’m confident in the sector’s ability to recover, as it has shown in previous crises. However, adapting to a new long-term growth rate is a major challenge and all players will have to adjust their models.The second shock is climate change. Increasing the rate at which we reduce air travel’s environmental impact is our principal challenge: all players in the aviation industry have been mobilised with an ambitious roadmap. Certainly, commercial aviation has its place in a low-carbon world.Out of the crises, the aviation industry has created opportunities that require us to reinvent more than adapt. With Groupe ADP’s 2022-2025 strategic roadmap, « 2025 Pioneers », we are building an airport model focused on performance and sustainability.Groupe ADP is capable of supporting these structural changes while creating value for its customers, neighbouring areas and our airport community.Our model stands out for its expertise, its network, and its desire to put passenger experience at the heart of its mission. This desire is enshrined in our purpose, which remains relevant for 2050, and which expresses three strong beliefs: