SESSION SIX: REGULATION: A EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE
A wide range of regulatory approaches have evolved to address the equally wide range of circumstances in which airports operate. For many years now airports have operated as commercial entities and not as public utilities, and the shift of the airline industry globally away from one of fragmented flag carriers to one of regional powerhouses and global alliances means that airports face fewer customers. Regulators have to be careful to not move too quickly but also adjust to the actual situation and its likely development. What are regulators doing around the world to adapt to the changing market and what does this mean for the range of regulatory approaches?
Nazzarena Franco, Vice-chair of the ACI EUROPE Economics Committee, Strategy & Corporate Performance Management & Director, Bologna Airport
Kurt Daels, Chair of the ACI EUROPE Economics Committee & Head of Regulation, Contracts & Charges, Brussels Airport
Filip Cornelis, Acting Director, European Commission DG MOVE *