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ENGIE in Airports

Reducing externalities and maximizing value for airports

Isabella KOCHER
Chief Executive Officer - ENGIE Group

As a leader of the energy transition, ENGIE works at many scales: from individuals to entire urban regions. Within these, we address specifi c geographical areas: cities, campuses, industrial sites, and airports. The latter are like cities in miniature: they combine many kinds of infrastructure, various networks, a wide range of services, and the movement of people, goods, and utilities. As a place where people connect and the entry point to our cities, airports are a powerful lever for developing our urban areas.

The aviation sector as a whole is evolving. New motor engines are increasingly efficient. The first solarpowered plane made a round-the-world trip. Airlines are offseting their carbon emissions. And airport operators are reducing their externalities. These changes are happening and we are working to accelerate them.

We believe that the airports of tomorrow will appear incrementally, by continuously improving overall performance, making the passenger experience better, and developing new infrastructure and services for cities and local authorities. And with the right business models to make them valuable to all. Airports are key for urban development, and we are in the business of making them better.