Tags: ACI Europe

Global carbon standard for airports passes the 500 milestone

Over 500 airports now actively engaged in addressing their impact on the climate1 Over 200 airports working on reducing not just those CO2 emissions under their control (scope 1 & 2), but also engaging other companies on their site to do the same (scope 3) 63 airports delivering absolute emission reductions based on a pathway […]

Competition between Europe’s airports: new analysis highlights shifting dynamics as airline power tightens grip

ACI EUROPE has today released a comprehensive and empirical analysis of competition between European airports.  It depicts a new aviation market paradigm where the increasing buyer power of the airlines in Europe squeezes Europe’s airports ever further as they strive for financial stability and resilience. The synopsis, Fierce Competitors, Fragile Foes builds upon the Frontier […]

Strong performing summer ahead for Europe’s regional airports, whilst volatility and performance gaps remain

At the annual gathering of Europe’s regional airports and their business partners taking place today and tomorrow in Chania, Crete, the latest industry analysis from ACI EUROPE has described a market segment which is simultaneously outperforming with a positive summer ahead, whilst also warning of disparities in the pace and strength of recovery and continued […]

Airport climate action results in Europe beat all expectations

Over 200 European airports engaged in climate action within Airport Carbon Accreditation, the global carbon management standard for airportsEuropean airports outperform both the global growth and carbon savings rates Following the release of the Airport Carbon Accreditation Annual Report 2021-20221 today, European progress made within the global carbon standard for airports emerged as the standout […]

ACI Europe: Passenger traffic comes closest ever to full recovery in January ‘23

European airport trade body ACI EUROPE today released its air traffic report for January 2023. Passenger traffic across the European airport network increased by +69% in January compared to the same month last year – when Omicron-related travel restrictions had halted the recovery. The growth was predominantly driven by international passenger traffic (+85%) with domestic […]

ACI Europe: Airports turning the corner: +98% jump in passenger traffic in 2022

Nearly 2 billion passengers welcomed by Europe’s airports in 2022 Passenger traffic doubling compared to 2021, but still -21% below pre-pandemic (2019) levels Only 27% of Europe’s airports recovered their pre-pandemic (2019) passenger volumes in 2022 – with most of them (90%) being smaller & regional airports TOP 5 European airports in 2022: 1. Istanbul, […]

ACI EUROPE President calls for EU to mirror US decarbonisation subsidy regime

Addressing a gathering of Europe’s political figures and regulators in the transport and aviation sectors, ACI EUROPE President Javier Marín this evening addressed the specific challenge of the funding required to achieve the airport industry’s net zero carbon targets and compliance with Fit for 55. Speaking at ACI EUROPE’s annual reception held in the European […]

ACI EUROPE urges Walloon Government to ensure the future of Liège Airport

At meetings attended by ACI EUROPE this week in Namur with Mr. Elio di Rupo, Minister-President of Wallonia and Mr. Adrien Dolimont, Minister in charge of Finance and Airports, ACI EUROPE Director General Olivier Jankovec called upon the Walloon Government to ensure the future of Liège Airport and its contribution to the region’s economy by […]

ACI EUROPE addresses key challenges for Armenian aviation

Over the past 2 days, ACI EUROPE held several meetings in Yerevan with the Government of Armenia, its National Assembly and its Civil Aviation Committee. These meetings reviewed the challenges faced by Armenia in capitalising on the fast recovery of its air traffic, and further developing air connectivity in a sustainable way to support its […]

Statement from ACI EUROPE on proposed airport slot-use rate for Winter 2022

Ahead of final discussions between the EU Council and the European Parliament, ACI EUROPE has today urged both institutions to fully endorse the European Commission’s recommendation to return to the 80/20 airport slot usage rate for the Winter 2022-23 season. It is imperative that the EU Council and European Parliament now agree on slot rules […]