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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 […]

ACI calls for solutions to relieve ban on carriage of large electronic items in the aircraft cabin

The recent ban on electronic items in the aircraft cabin by the United States and the United Kingdom for flights coming from selected airports has again highlighted the challenges that the industry faces in the current security climate. Airports, along with industry partners and governments, put security as a top priority and understand the need […]

Passengers vote Heathrow Number 1 in Europe

The Airports Council International (Global) has announced the winners of the 2016 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards, naming Heathrow as the Best Airport in Europe amongst airports with over 40 million passengers for 2016. The awards are particularly significant for Heathrow as they are voted by passengers themselves, reflecting the views of travellers from right […]

ACI releases World Airport Traffic Forecasts 2016-2040

Airports Council International (ACI) has released the latest edition of the World Airport Traffic Forecasts (WATF) 2016–2040, marking the beginning of the ACI-North America (NA) World Conference and Exhibition being held in Montreal, Canada. ACI’s WATF presents aggregate airport traffic projections at a global, regional and country scale, based on internationally comparable airport traffic data. […]