Seminar on Managing an Airport as a Business
A “Seminar on Managing an Airport as a Business” was held on 25 November 2021 in HUSHK. It attracted over 80 student participants, both online and face-to-face. Distinguished guest speaker Eric Wong, Managing Director of Worldwide Aviation Consulting & Investment Ltd., was invited to deliver the professional talk. Mr Wong shared with the students how to manage an airport as a business. Eric Wong is a veteran in the aviation industry possessing 40 years of experience in air transport management. Currently, Eric runs his own company, specializing in airport management, operation solutions, business planning, project implementation.
In the 21st Century, Airport is the Centre of integrated multi-modal flows of people, goods
and information. The Airport business creates value in the entire flow process
by facilitating the flow of people and goods from true origin to true
destination via a swift, seamless, convenient journey. Eric shared with
students how to define the airport market and create value by improving flow in
terms of connectivity. Students also gained insight into an airport business
management process, including flow management, experience management, crisis
management. The experience and skills are helpful for students who wish to
develop their careers as an aviation professional. Guest and students enjoyed a fruitful discussion in the
The seminar also invited Mr Billy Cheng, the Executive Chairman of Next Generation Committee of CILTHK, to introduce CILTHK professional qualifications and career development for SCM students.
Mr Eric Wong, Managing Director of Worldwide Aviation Consulting & Investment Ltd., shared with the students how to manage an airport as a business
Students raised questions during the seminar
Mr Billy Cheng, the Executive Chairman of Next Generation Committee of CILTHK, introduces CILTHK professional qualifications and career development for SCM students
Group photo of the guest speakers, Mr Eric Wong, Mr Billy Cheng, Dr Collin Wong, Mr Alex Chan and the students