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European Airports Make Great Strides Within Airport Carbon Accreditation

At their 32nd Annual Congress & General Assembly last week, ACI EUROPE announced the latest upgrades and new accreditations achieved by European airports. A number of these newly upgraded and accredited airports joined a dedicated Airport Carbon Accreditation certificate ceremony on stage. As the only global programme for reducing airport emissions and the progress made […]

“It’s time to connect the dots” says ACI EUROPE President, calling for more regulatory coherence to support a strong and sustainable aviation future

ACI EUROPE President Javier Marín today called upon the EU Institutions, European Governments and regulators to work with industry so that aviation policy enables a strong and sustainable reset for the entire sectoral ecosystem. Speaking at the 32nd ACI EUROPE Annual Congress and General Assembly in Rome, Marín tackled issues as diverse as slot regulation, […]

ACI Europe: Air connectivity recovery incomplete and uneven

Travel restrictions, war in Ukraine and a stop-start recovery suppress connectivity to Great Recession levels Brussels and Rome: On the eve of its 32nd Annual Congress and General Assembly, ACI EUROPE is today publishing the Airport Industry Connectivity Report for 2022, which reveals that the recovery of European air connectivity from the COVID-19 pandemic is uneven […]

“Fit for 55” package risks European socio-economic cohesion without supporting measures, independent study shows

Brussels: An independent report has been made public today which analyses, for the first time, the cumulative impact of the EU “Fit for 55” proposals on the airport industry. This report, commissioned by ACI EUROPE and undertaken by Oxera, is designed to inform the analysis of this crucially important legislative package for the decarbonisation of […]

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 […]

Airports welcome updated health safety rules for air travel

Europe’s airports welcomed the publication yesterday by EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency) and ECDC (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control) of their updated Aviation Health Safety Protocol1, which advises European States and industry on the progressive de-escalation of protective measures aimed at limiting the risk of COVID-19 infection during air travel. Reflecting the […]

Europe’s airports post two year high in recovering air passenger traffic

European airport trade body, ACI EUROPE, today released its airport traffic report for March 2022 and full Quarter 1 2022. Note: Unless otherwise specified, all data reported below are against pre-pandemic (2019) corresponding reporting periods. The report confirms the recovery in passenger traffic, with March seeing the European airport network posting its best monthly performance […]

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 […]

More Than 200 Airports Engage in Climate Action with ACI Airport Carbon Accreditation

At the 2022 ACI EUROPE Regional Airports’ Conference and Exhibition taking place in Palermo, the European airport industry marked a key milestone of more than 200 airports engaged in climate action within Airport Carbon Accreditation. At the latest count, 204 European airports were engaged in climate action at one of the 6 available certification levels […]

Istanbul Airport first to earn ACI reaccreditation for COVID-19 health measures

Airports Council International (ACI) World and ACI EUROPE have announced that Istanbul Airport is the first airport in the world to be reaccredited through the Airport Health Accreditation programme.  Accreditation is granted for 12 months. Istanbul Airport was first in the world to be accredited in 2020 and now the airport is the first in […]