Monthly Archives: April 2022

Top airports worldwide for customer experience inducted into ‘ACI Director General’s Roll of Excellence’

Inductees to be celebrated at upcoming ACI Customer Experience Global Summit Airports Council International (ACI) World has today announced the 2021 inductees into the ACI Director General’s Roll of Excellence, recognizing airports that have consistently delivered exceptional customer experience in the opinion of travellers.  The honour is conferred to airports that have won multiple awards over […]

Airports anticipate and respond to financial market, customer, and community needs

New guidance on ESG reporting launched to position airports for future growth Airports Council International (ACI) World has today released a first of its kind guidance, the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Management Best Practice, to help airports define and strengthen their ESG reporting framework to position themselves for future growth. As airports continue to […]

2022 IQ overview of Lithuanian Airports: Lithuanians do not save money on air travel

In the first quarter of this year, Lithuanian Airports continued to record the recovery of the aviation sector. Passenger traffic increased by 5.5 times and the number of flights by almost 2.5 times compared to the same period last year. According to experts, in both February and March, passenger traffic at Lithuanian Airports exceeded the […]

dans applauded for crucial role in managing air traffic and making Expo 2020 huge success

Dubai Air Navigation Services Corporation (dans), the global provider of air navigation and air traffic control services in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, played a crucial role in managing the Expo 2020 airspace during the six-month mega event and demonstrating to the world the super efficiency of the UAE to successfully manage world class events. […]

AIPUT marks completion of its second state-of-the-art air cargo warehouse at dnata City East

High-tech 117,000 sqft warehouse further strengthens west London’s connectivity and capability abrdn’s AIPUT fund (Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust) has today announced the completion of the second and final phase of construction of its state-of-the-art dnata City East warehouse campus, located opposite Heathrow’s Cargo Terminal. The completed 360,000 sq ft warehouse campus significantly strengthens the […]

Aerolineas Argentinas chooses Orbital for handling contracts in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia

Orbital Group, the leading ramp, passenger services and airport security operator in Brazil, has won handling contracts from Aerolineas Argentinas in São Paulo, Rio de Janiero and Brasilia. Orbital, which is majority owned by Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), has been awarded two-year contracts by the airline with responsibility to handle some 1,800 flights per annum […]

dans renew agreement with Serco Middle East for two years

Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans), the leading organization responsible for Air Traffic Management at airports in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, has renewed a cooperation agreement with international public services company, Serco for another two years, ending in January 2024. The deal has been inked by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President […]

The top 10 busiest airports in the world revealed

Initial data shows many previous busiest airports have now re-joined top ranks as recovery continues Airports Council International (ACI) World has today published the top 10 busiest airports worldwide for 2021 showing encouraging signs of traffic recovery as many previous busiest airports re-join top ranks. The world airport rankings are based on the preliminary compilation […]

ACI Europe: Air traffic resumed upward trajectory in February; mixed outlook now lies ahead

European airport trade body, ACI EUROPE, today released its air traffic report for February 2022. The report shows that after 2 months during which the recovery stalled due to the COVID-19 Omicron wave, passenger traffic resumed an upward trajectory in February. Accordingly, compared to pre-pandemic (2019) levels, passenger volumes across the European airport network stood […]