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ACI issues airport IT guidance

Airports Council International (ACI) World has issued guidance on IT practices being implemented by airports around the globe in response to the unprecedented disruption and upheaval caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to the rapid decline in traffic as a result of widespread travel restrictions and the health and safety implications of the spread […]

ACI proposes global COVID-19 response

Airports Council International (ACI) World director general Angela Gittens has outlined the organization’s position on the global policy response for the airport industry and the aviation ecosystem. ACI World supports the calls made by ACI Asia-Pacific, ACI Europe, ACI North America, and ACI Latin America Caribbean for urgent support measures for airports. “There is a […]

COVID-19 hits Asia-Pacific airports

Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific has warned that the prolonged duration of the COVID-19 outbreak will significantly set back the region’s airports. According to ACI World estimates, Asia-Pacific is suffering the highest impact, with passenger traffic volumes down -24% for the first quarter of 2020, compared to forecasted traffic levels without COVID-19. Within the Asia-Pacific […]

Efficiency and coordination key, says ACI

Airports Council International (ACI) World has called for improved coordination among industry stakeholders to increase capacity in the Asia-Pacific Region, home to some of the fastest-growing economies and aviation markets. Speaking at the 56th Conference of Directors General of Civil Aviation, Asia and Pacific Region, ACI director general Angela Gittens addressed the three main elements […]

Accessible Aviation: Galloping Growth

ICAO, IATA and ACI are aggressively working their ways to make the aviation industry more and more accessible to people with disabilities Every day, over 100,000 flights transport over 10 million passengers across a global air transportation network comprising over 1,400 scheduled airlines, 26,000 aircraft in service and 3,900 airports. The aviation industry is increasingly […]

SFO Celebrates Global Recognition for Major Environmental Milestone

Airport awarded renewal of Airport Carbon Accreditation by the Airports Council International (ACI) The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today announced a major environmental milestone with the renewal of its certification in the Airport Carbon Accreditation program by the Airports Council International (ACI), the foremost advocate for airport operators worldwide. First awarded to SFO in […]

ACI welcomes ground-breaking amendment to ICAO standards

New ICAO amendment to help airports boost safe airfield capacity and efficiency Airports Council International (ACI) World has welcomed a significant amendment to ICAO standards and recommended practices which have the potential to have a transformational effect for many airports by providing for greater airfield efficiency and increases in capacity. The amendment, to Volume I […]

ACI World appoints new Chair and Vice Chair at its Annual General Assembly in Mauritius

Airports Council International’s (ACI) Chair Declan Collier, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), London City Airports, turned over the Chair position of the ACI World Governing Board to Bongani Maseko, CEO and Executive Director, Airports Company South Africa Limited. Martin Eurnekian, CEO, Corporación América was also appointed as Vice-Chair. The official election took place yesterday during the 27th […]

IATA and ACI Launch New Experience in Travel and Technologies (NEXTT)

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) in collaboration with Airports Council International (ACI) have launched the New Experience in Travel and Technologies (NEXTT) initiative. In light of the projected doubling of air travel demand by 2036, new on-ground concepts are, and increasingly will be required to optimize the use of emerging technologies, processes and design […]

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 […]