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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 […]

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 […]

Airports, airlines and ANSPs urged to reunite and explore ways to sustain growth

Ibrahim Ahli, Deputy CEO of Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans), the provider of air navigation services and air traffic control for Dubai and the Northern Emirates, has called upon international air navigation service providers, airports and airlines to reunite and explore ways to stay resilient in the post-pandemic era. “It is important that international air […]

Upward revision of European airport passenger traffic forecast comes with hefty warnings

ACI EUROPE has today revised upwards its passenger traffic forecast for the year 2022 and beyond, with a base case for Europe’s airports to fall -22% below 2019 levels over the full year –  compared with the previous forecast of -32% published last October[1]. A full recovery to pre-pandemic volumes is now expected for 2024 […]

International travel set to maintain growth in 2022 with full recovery expected by 2025, observes GlobalData

International departures will reach 68% of the pre-COVID-19 levels globally in 2022 and are expected to improve to 82% in 2023 and 97% in 2024, before making a full recovery by 2025 at 101% of 2019 levels, with a projected 1.5 billion international departures. However, the trajectory for the recovery in international departures is not […]

In Portugal, VINCI Airports achieves level 4 of the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme

VINCI Airports, concessionaire for Portugal’s airports, has received level 4 of the ACA (Airport Carbon Accreditation)1 for nine of its Portuguese ANA airports: Lisbon, Porto, Faro, Ponta Delgada, Santa Maria, Horta, Flores, Madeira and Porto Santo. This ACA level 4 certifies the transformation of the airports towards “Net Zero Carbon Emission” for the activities directly […]

Edinburgh Airport using vegetable oil to drive down emissions

Vehicles operating at Edinburgh Airport are now being powered by vegetable oil as the airport continues to look at ways of reducing its emissions. Thirty-four vehicles have made the change from diesel to Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) which is a renewable diesel alternative that eliminates up to 90% of net carbon dioxide emissions whilst also […]

Airport Show Dubai: Siemens Logistics showcases its diverse portfolio

May 17 – 19, 2022, Booth 3250, Dubai World Trade Centre Live simulation of baggage handling with Baggage 360 Digital twin for real-time forecasts and process control Three-way baggage sorting with unique VarioBelt TilterPlus Siemens Logistics is presenting its high-performance solutions for the airport sector at this year’s Airport Show Dubai. The trade fair has […]

Europe’s airports post two year high in recovering air passenger traffic

European airport trade body, ACI EUROPE, today released its airport traffic report for March 2022 and full Quarter 1 2022. Note: Unless otherwise specified, all data reported below are against pre-pandemic (2019) corresponding reporting periods. The report confirms the recovery in passenger traffic, with March seeing the European airport network posting its best monthly performance […]