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Final data released: Top 20 busiest airports confirmed

Full 2021 data reveals magnitude of industry recovery and confirms complete global air traffic ranking Airports Council International (ACI) World has today published its annual World Airport Traffic Dataset, revealing the magnitude of the aviation industry’s recovery and confirming global air traffic rankings for the full year 2021. The World Airport Traffic Dataset is the […]

The time to act is now: ACI urges States to reach agreement on decarbonization goal ahead of ICAO meeting

Airports Council International (ACI) World, ACI Africa, ACI Asia-Pacific, ACI EUROPE, ACI Latin America-Caribbean and ACI North America are jointly urging State representatives at the upcoming High-level Meeting organized by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to reach an agreement on a Long-term Aspirational Goal (LTAG) for CO2 emissions reductions, aligned with the Paris Agreement […]

The Transportation Security Administration and ACI EUROPE agree in principle to open architecture for security screening technology throughout Europe

The chief executives from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), ACI EUROPE (Airports Council International), along with airports and industry stakeholders, including London Heathrow, Avinor, and the European Organisation for Security (EOS), met in Brussels to endorse their continued collaboration to address open architecture for airport security systems. Worldwide, transportation security equipment is moving towards a […]

Positive and immediate impact on global air travel demand as restrictions relax

Uncertainties remain against the background of an uneven recovery Airports Council International (ACI) World has today published its quarterly assessment analyzing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on airports, revealing a positive and immediate impact on global air travel demand. The recent momentum created by the lifting of many health measures and the relaxation of […]

“It’s time to connect the dots” says ACI EUROPE President, calling for more regulatory coherence to support a strong and sustainable aviation future

ACI EUROPE President Javier Marín today called upon the EU Institutions, European Governments and regulators to work with industry so that aviation policy enables a strong and sustainable reset for the entire sectoral ecosystem. Speaking at the 32nd ACI EUROPE Annual Congress and General Assembly in Rome, Marín tackled issues as diverse as slot regulation, […]

Safety and security awareness and monitoring in the context of aviation worker shortages

The sudden variations in traffic generated by the lifting of measures and rapid recovery of demand have generated an unprecedented situation in terms of manpower for many airport operators. Concerns have been raised about the shortage of workers and high turnover rates in several parts of the world. These staff shortages are often causing disruptions […]

“Fit for 55” package risks European socio-economic cohesion without supporting measures, independent study shows

Brussels: An independent report has been made public today which analyses, for the first time, the cumulative impact of the EU “Fit for 55” proposals on the airport industry. This report, commissioned by ACI EUROPE and undertaken by Oxera, is designed to inform the analysis of this crucially important legislative package for the decarbonisation of […]

New guidance to help airport retail business strategies and government policies adapt to industry changes

New resource will support long-term sustained recovery Airports Council International (ACI) World has today launched a complimentary White Paper on airport retail to help airports adjust their non-aeronautical (commercial) business strategies to reflect the evolution of the sector and support their long-term sustained recovery. The Regulatory Threats and Opportunities in Airport Retail White Paper is the newest […]

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 […]