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Almost 200 European airports facing insolvency in coming months

ACI EUROPE have warned of such fundamental risks to business continuity that an estimated 193 airports face insolvency in the coming months if passenger traffic does not start to recover by the year end. These airports between them facilitate 277 thousand jobs and €12.4 billion of European GDP. The threat of airport closure means Europe […]

Gatwick wins prestigious award for helping remove barriers faced by passengers with a disability

Gatwick award at ACI Europe congress recognises investment and staff training as the airport focuses on giving every passenger an equal opportunity to fly ACI Europe congress sees VINCI Airports sign commitment to become net zero for carbon emissions by 2050, which Gatwick is proud to be part of Gatwick is delighted to have won […]

Europe’s airports call on the UK to set detailed Brexit position & safeguard connectivity

The European airport industry renewed its warning about Brexit and its potential impact on European air transport, connectivity and the wider economy during a public hearing on the subject in the European Parliament in Brussels. More than a year on from the UK’s vote to leave the EU, the uncertainty as to what will happen […]

Gatwick becomes a carbon neutral airport and reduces its environmental footprint further

Following a year of record growth, Gatwick has been officially recognised as a carbon neutral airport through its use of 100% renewable electricity and Gold Standard carbon credits to offset ground fuel emissions. The award, from ACI Europe, means that Gatwick Airport Ltd completed Airport Carbon Accreditation at Level 3+ in 2016 for all ground […]

ACI Europe calls for regulatory changes to boost private funding

Airports Council International (ACI) Europe has called for changes to airport charging regulations to help airport operators leverage more private investment, thereby driving growth and jobs in the industry. The statement was made following discussions at the Airport Investment Symposium held in Brussels, Belgium, and hosted by ACI. Attending parties discussed the current and future […]