ACI extends global Airport Health Accreditation programme

Accreditation assesses health measures against established global standards Airports Council International (ACI) World has extended its Airport Health Accreditation programme which assists airports to demonstrate to passengers, regulators, and governments that they are prioritizing health and safety in a measurable, established manner. The programme is supported by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and, since […]

Net zero by 2050: ACI sets global long term carbon goal for airports

ACI urges governments to provide support in this crucial global effort Airports Council International (ACI) World and the five ACI regions – in collaboration with members – have created a long-term carbon goal for their member airports: “ACI member airports at a global level commit to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and urge governments […]

DXB’s health and safety regime receive ACI’s approval

The efforts of Dubai Airports, operator of Dubai International (DXB), the world’s busiest hub for international passengers has received recognition in the form of an accreditation in the Airport Council International’s (ACI) Airport Health Accreditation programme ensuring the health and safety of passengers and airport workers. The programme is designed to help reassure the travelling […]

ACI Global Traveller Survey reveals half want to travel again soon

Travellers expect new health and safety measures to address risks Airports Council International (ACI) World has today published its ASQ Global Traveller Survey which reveals half of those surveyed want to travel again soon which can be attributed to a strong level of confidence in the environment safety provided by airports and airlines. The survey […]

Muscat International Airport First in the Middle East to achieve ACI Airport Health Accreditation

Muscat International Airport, managed and operated by Oman Airports, became the first airport in the Middle East to achieve the Airports Council International (ACI) Airport Health Accreditation, based on a programme designed to assist airports by assessing new health measures and procedures introduced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This certificate recognizes Muscat International […]

ACI and IATA call for urgent industry-wide support to underpin recovery

Direct financial assistance and coordinated global action on testing needed Airports Council International (ACI) World and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) reinforced the urgent call for governments to use testing as a means to safely re-open borders and re-establish global connectivity and to prevent the systemic collapse of the aviation industry with non-debt generating […]

London City Airport Achieves International Health Accreditation Standard

London City Airport has become the latest international airport, and second in the UK, to be awarded with certification from the Airports Council International (ACI) Airport Health Accreditation programme. The programme, which was introduced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, recognises airports across the world that deploy world leading health and safety practices. Before […]

ACI calls for fair, transparent, and non-discriminatory aviation taxes

Remedies to address the global tax imbalance proposed Airports Council International (ACI) World has published a policy brief calling for an end to the economically inefficient and discriminatory taxation of aviation which is hampering the industry’s recovery from COVID-19. The new publication, Policy Brief: Taxation of international air transport and airports – Economic benefits and […]

ACI renews calls for testing to replace quarantine

Airports Council International (ACI) World has renewed its call for the widespread deployment of Covid-19 testing of international passengers before travel, as an alternative to restrictive national quarantine measures. With a predicted US$104.5bn reduction in revenue in 2020, and the airport industry representing 60% of aviation jobs, the economic toll of quarantine measures is high. […]

Istanbul Airport leads industry COVID response becoming first in world to receive ACI Airport Health Accreditation

View online version Magical journeys start here September 2020 Istanbul Airport leads the way in responding to COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the airline industry tremendously. With protective measures in place for the well-being and safety of passengers, Istanbul Airport is one of the leading airports worldwide in the fight against coronavirus. Recently, Istanbul […]