Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) has signed a sister airports agreement with Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited that will enable the two companies to cooperate and share information.

A memorandum of understanding covering the agreement was signed recently in Bangkok, creating strategic links between O.R. Tambo International Airport and the Suvarnabhumi International Airport. The memorandum of understanding was signed by Bongiwe Mbomvu, Acting CEO of Airports Company South Africa and Nitinai Sirismatthakarn, president of Airports of Thailand.

The activities covered by the memorandum of understanding cover exchange of information, joint marketing and promotion, and joint work activities. The exchange of information will include statistics on traffic and financial data, and best practices in airport development, operation and management.

The two companies will also collaborate in marketing and promoting activities aimed at expanding passenger and air cargo traffic between the two airports. The memorandum of understanding also provides for the two airports to exchange staff to facilitate the mutual learning of best practices.