The time to act is now: ACI urges States to reach agreement on decarbonization goal ahead of ICAO meeting

Airports Council International (ACI) World, ACI Africa, ACI Asia-Pacific, ACI EUROPE, ACI Latin America-Caribbean and ACI North America are jointly urging State representatives at the upcoming High-level Meeting organized by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to reach an agreement on a Long-term Aspirational Goal (LTAG) for CO2 emissions reductions, aligned with the Paris Agreement […]

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 […]

Positive and immediate impact on global air travel demand as restrictions relax

Uncertainties remain against the background of an uneven recovery Airports Council International (ACI) World has today published its quarterly assessment analyzing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on airports, revealing a positive and immediate impact on global air travel demand. The recent momentum created by the lifting of many health measures and the relaxation of […]

Safety and security awareness and monitoring in the context of aviation worker shortages

The sudden variations in traffic generated by the lifting of measures and rapid recovery of demand have generated an unprecedented situation in terms of manpower for many airport operators. Concerns have been raised about the shortage of workers and high turnover rates in several parts of the world. These staff shortages are often causing disruptions […]

“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 […]

New guidance to help airport retail business strategies and government policies adapt to industry changes

New resource will support long-term sustained recovery Airports Council International (ACI) World has today launched a complimentary White Paper on airport retail to help airports adjust their non-aeronautical (commercial) business strategies to reflect the evolution of the sector and support their long-term sustained recovery. The Regulatory Threats and Opportunities in Airport Retail White Paper is the newest […]

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 […]

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 […]