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The S-A-P Group provides

strategic planning assistance to airports

Strategic Planning Projects

Strategy Review

Terminal Expansion

Hamad Int'l Airport


Strategy Review

Chhatrapati Shivaji and Bengaluru Int'l Airports

Mumbai and Bangalore

Strategic Planning

Airport Privatisation

Midway Int'l Airport


SAP was selected to review 

commercial planning for the 44-gate expansion of Hamad International Airport.  

SAP provided assistance to planners on optimal terminal retail layouts, passenger flows, and commercial space requirements for the new facility, serving as Qatar Airways’ flagship terminal.

SAP was engaged by GVK and its airport company subsidiaries to prepare a review of the commercial business terms and development strategies of Mumbai and Bangalore international airports. 

The analysis included assessment of the airports’ revenue-generating activities, changes in pax demographics, and opportunities for additional income growth.

SAP assisted the City of Chicago and its advisors with the sale of a 50-year lease for Chicago-Midway International Airport, the first major hub airport privatization transaction in the United States. 


SAP developed the airport operating and technical service level standards for the concession use and lease agreement to be entered into between the City and the investor/ operator.

Strategic Planning

Airports of Thailand PCL

Bangkok Airport System


Strategic Planning

Incheon Int'l Airport Corp.

Incheon Int'l Airport

Strategic Planning

Korea Transport Institute

Incheon Int'l Airport


SAP was selected by Airports of Thailand (AOT) to assist with several strategic planning projects related to the future of Bangkok’s airports.  


SAP served as the overall project manager for the study, which assessed potential commercial re-use options for Don Mueang Int'l Airport.  

SAP was also responsible for identifying opportunities to increase the capacity of certain terminal facilities and for assessing and recommending traffic allocation policies for Bangkok’s two airports, which have been implemented by the Government.


SAP also assisted with planning for the transition of operations to the new airport, including reviews of organizational structures.

SAP managed the assessment and development of a new aeronautical charging system for IIAC, the operator of Incheon International Airport. 


The project included creation of alternative charging structures, development of a market-based review of current and likely future fees at competing airports, and cost allocation analyses for the airport. 

SAP assisted with IATA and local airline negotiations. 

SAP also provided strategic advisory services to the Korean Government for IIAC’s potential privatization.

SAP was selected by the Korean Government's Korea Transport Institute (KOTI) to provide peer review services for the preparation of a Master Plan Update for Incheon International Airport. 


The project included assessments of select issues, including strategic development, state-of-the-art airport technologies, automated people mover planning, baggage handling systems, and others.

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