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ACI LAC congratulates the Ecuadorian Government for the successful reactivation of air passenger transport

It has been one month since the reactivation of international and domestic passenger operations in Ecuador, where protocols and health protection measures are being applied to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Airports Council International Latin America and the Caribbean (ACI-LAC) has been closely monitoring this process in Ecuador, which is the first country in the […]

Quito Airport: Protocols outlined by the National COE for international arrival passengers

To accomplish the resumption of commercial passenger flights in Ecuador, the National Emergency Operations Committee (COE), issued on June 1 the Protocol to enter the country by air, mandatory preventive isolation stay and leave during the span of the state of emergency. Below are the general provisions of the protocol: Passengers must fill out and […]

Flight scheduling at Quito International Airport

The Quito International Airport resumed on Monday, June 1, the operations of commercial passenger flights applying strict sanitary security protocols. During the first week of June, the operation of some 23 departures and arrivals national and international flights is expected. The first domestic destinations connected with Quito airport were Loja and Coca, operated by Aeroregional; […]

Flights to resume shortly at London City Airport

London City Airport today announced plans to restart commercial operations from the end of June. With more details to be announced alongside airline partners shortly, it is expected that domestic services to key UK cities and regions will begin first.  International flights are expected to follow in early July, although the exact timing may depend […]

Calls for UK government to amend COVID-19 aviation support measures

The AOA, Airlines UK and the ADS Group have released a joint statement calling for the UK government to amend its COVID-19 aviation business support measures. As the COVID-19 crisis continues to have an unprecedented impact on the aviation industry, UK airlines have been forced to make the difficult decision to ground hundreds of aircraft […]

TIACA outlines unity as key factor in aviation post-coronavirus recovery

In an ICAO Council video conference, TIACA highlighted the need for closer collaboration in order to limit the impact of COVID-19 on the aviation sector. During an ICAO Council video conference meeting on 9 April 2020, the International Air Cargo Association (TIACA), the Airports Council International (ACI), the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO), the International […]

London Stansted pays tribute to NHS workers

London Stansted has created its own special tribute to the heroes of the NHS with a giant ‘thank you’ message on its airfield. A ten-by-seven metre logo now adorns one of the airport’s main taxiways adjacent to the runway and was the brainchild of Ross Barker from the airfield operations team. The accolade was created […]

Heathrow cuts operations to two terminals

Heathrow Airport has temporarily closed two of its terminals as passenger demand falls in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. In March passenger numbers shrunk by 52 per cent compared to the same time last year, as the UK entered lockdown. Many of the three million journeys that were made last month were repatriations, following […]