Monthly Archives: November 2023

ACI World Airport Excellence (APEX) program celebrates historic 200th review at Bahrain International Airport

ACI World today celebrates the Airport Excellence’s (APEX) 200th review, at Bahrain International Airport, marking a historic milestone in the program’s mission of raising aviation standards globally. Since 2011, the ACI World APEX program has provided comprehensive onsite airport reviews led by industry peers and experts to optimize airport operations, regulatory compliance, and aviation standards […]

European aviation industry welcomes CAAF/3 agreement on Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF)

The five leading European aviation associations representing Europe’s airlines, airports, civil aeronautics industry and air navigation service providers, which are close partners through the DESTINATION 2050 alliance – A4E, ACI EUROPE, ASD, CANSO Europe, and ERA – welcome the agreement reached by ICAO Member States at the Third Conference on Aviation Alternative Fuels (CAAF/3) in […]

VINCI Airports continues the deployment of sustainable aviation fuel on its network

VINCI Airports and TotalEnergies announce the arrival of sustainable aviation fuel at Saint-Nazaire Montoir airport. Produced from used cooking oils, the biofuel (before mixing) reduces CO2 emissions by up to 90% over the entire life cycle, compared to fossil kerosene. Airbus, the main customer of Saint-Nazaire Montoir airport, will use this alternative fuel to refuel […]

ZeroAvia Engines to Power Ecojet

Ecotricity founder Dale Vince’s newly launched airline to use hydrogen-electric propulsion technology pioneered in the Cotswolds   ZeroAvia today announced that it has signed an agreement with newly launched airline Ecojet for up to 70 hydrogen-electric, zero-emission engines. Ecojet – which aims to become the flag carrier for green Britain – will begin operations in 2024 […]

Aviator Airport Alliance Appoints a New Managing Director in Finland

Aviator Airport Alliance, a full-range provider of aviation services at 15 airports across the Nordics, has announced the appointment of a new Managing Director in Finland – Kimmo Holopainen, effective from December 1st, 2023. Holopainen has years of experience in various positions in aviation ground handling, airport operations, hotel business, and property maintenance sectors. Jo […]

New CFO joins Lithuanian Airports team

Petras Akstinas has joined the Lithuanian Airports team. A specialist in accounting and finance for almost three decades, he will take up the position of Head of the Finance Department of Lithuanian Airports at the end of November. Prior to joining the Lithuanian Airports team, Mr Akstinas held senior finance management positions in petroleum products […]

Saudia Cargo, Cainiao, and WFS/SATS increase strategic collaboration to efficiently process cross-border e-commerce shipments in Liege

From left: Marwan Niazi (VP Commercial, Saudia Cargo), Thomas Yu (Sr. Director, Global Hub Operations and Product Development, Cainiao Group), Eric Xu (VP of Cainiao Group) , Eng. Loay Mashabi (Managing Director, Saudia Cargo) , John Batten (CEO EMEAA, WFS/SATS), Teddy Zebtiz (CEO, Saudia Cargo), Mohanned Badri (VP Operations, Saudia Cargo), Assaad Sfeir (Key Account […]

ACI applauds and supports visionary ICAO goal for sustainable aviation fuel

CAO CAAF/3 agrees collective goal of 5% carbon intensity reduction by 2030 Airports Council International applauds and supports the visionary International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) goal for sustainable aviation fuel to come from the Third ICAO Conference on Aviation and Alternative Fuels (CAAF/3) that took place in Dubai from 20–24 November.  On 24 November, governments […]

Global Traveller Survey report reveals positive intention to travel despite impact of the global economy

New ASQ 2023 Global Traveller Survey report provides key insights into the evolution of traveller behaviours and expectations ACI World today at Airports Innovate releases the newest edition of the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Global Traveller Survey report revealing positive intention to travel despite impact of the global economy. For the fourth year, ACI World’s […]

Wizz Air Achieves Another Milestone in its Carbon Intensity Reduction

Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing airline and the winner of the CAPA Global Environmental Sustainability Award [1], announces today that it has achieved 51.2 grams per passenger/km[2] for its CO2 emissions intensity in the first half of fiscal year 2024 (H1F24), which is 8% less than in the same period of fiscal year 2023[3]. Wizz […]