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Asia-Pacific and Middle East Airports Witness Green Shoots of Recovery: Airport Industry Outlook

Asia-Pacific and the Middle East aviation industry is experiencing green shoots of recovery, according to the first edition of the Airport Industry Outlook, a quarterly report by Airports Council International Asia-Pacific (ACI APAC). The report, developed in partnership with Mott MacDonald — a global engineering, management and development consultancy— provides a snapshot of how airports […]

ACI advocates for seamless integration of Advanced Air Mobility and launches new resource for drone risk mitigation

New resources seek to promote safe and secure airport operations, now and in the future Airports Council International (ACI) World has today launched its first policy brief on advanced air mobility (AAM), advocating for a seamless integration of these new entrants into airports, alongside a knowledge centre on drone risk mitigation to promote safe and […]

Salvador Bahia becomes the first airport in Brazil to achieve ACA Level 3

Salvador Bahia Airport, a member of the VINCI Airports network, is the first one in Brazil to achieve third-level Airport Carbon Accreditation, granted by the Airports Council International (ACI). This recognition goes beyond the airport’s efforts to reduce its own carbon emissions, as ACI takes into account the engagement plan with business partners, communities and […]

WFS launches ‘Our Sustainable Flight Path’ to steer responsible growth

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has launched ‘Our Sustainable Flight Path’ to steer the next level of its Environmental, Social & Government (ESG) strategy and support the responsible growth of its global airport and aviation services operations. The strategy has been created with the support of PwC’s Sustainability team and aims to coordinate, build upon, and […]

Vietnam chooses innovative R&S Series5200 ATC radios and CERTIUM VCS from Rohde & Schwarz

Rohde & Schwarz is to equip nine regional towers across Vietnam. Shown: Can Tho Tower. (Image: Rohde & Schwarz) The new CERTIUM radios and voice communications systems will provide Vietnamese regional towers with reliable communications and a state-of-the-art air traffic control solution. Rohde & Schwarz and its local partner have been contracted by the Vietnam […]

Airports Council International Asia-Pacific Appoints New President & 4 New Board Members

Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific have announced Mr. Emmanuel Menanteau as the new President for the association’s Regional Board, succeeding Mr. Seow Hiang Lee, commencing June 1, 2022 to end of 2024.  The appointment was approved at the 17th ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly held last week. The Assembly was hosted by Changi Airport Group—operator of […]

Airports, airlines and ANSPs urged to reunite and explore ways to sustain growth

Ibrahim Ahli, Deputy CEO of Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans), the provider of air navigation services and air traffic control for Dubai and the Northern Emirates, has called upon international air navigation service providers, airports and airlines to reunite and explore ways to stay resilient in the post-pandemic era. “It is important that international air […]

Upward revision of European airport passenger traffic forecast comes with hefty warnings

ACI EUROPE has today revised upwards its passenger traffic forecast for the year 2022 and beyond, with a base case for Europe’s airports to fall -22% below 2019 levels over the full year –  compared with the previous forecast of -32% published last October[1]. A full recovery to pre-pandemic volumes is now expected for 2024 […]

Latest ACI data provides news insights on airports’ financial health during the first year of the pandemic

Data reinforces need to modernize global policy frameworks on airport charges Airports Council International (ACI) World has launched its Airport Economics Report and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the financial year of 2020, providing the first in-depth global breakdown of airports’ financial activities during the first year of the pandemic. The annual ACI Airport Economics […]