Tsuyoshi Emura, Executive Officer, General Manager of T1 Renovation PMO at Kansai Airports, tells International Airport Review about the project and what it is looking achieve.
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Rika Ito, Manager of the Environmental Management Group at Kansai Airports, details the commitment being made to address environmental issues and the advantages of working collaboratively between the three airports under the group’s operation in the next instalment of International Airport Review’s exclusive series.
The renovation of Kansai Airport's Terminal 1 will focus on expanding the capacity of international flights and improving the passenger experience.
Under renovation since early 2016, the new departure areas at the two terminals of Osaka Airport feature a heavy focus on retail and F&B.
In Japan, nine million tonnes of plastic waste are produced each year, of which four million tonnes are disposable plastics such as plastic bottles and bags.
Plastic bags will soon be a thing of the past in Kansai Airports across Japan, but is this enough to quell the environmental impact of the airports?