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First International Conference on Airport Economic Regulation to be Organized by ACI

The Conference will examine 25 years of airport privatization regulatory models around the globe

 MONTRÉAL, 23 April 2013 – Airports Council International (ACI) is proud to share the news that it will host the first Airports Economic Regulation Conference in Mexico City, Mexico from 29 to 31 July 2013. The Conference is jointly organized by ACI Latin America-Caribbean and ACI World.


This inaugural event will explore airport economic regulation within the context of 25 years of airport privatization and the transformation of the industry from infrastructure to service providers, and will examine the different regulatory models that apply around the world, with a particular focus on the Latin America-Caribbean region.

Conference attendees will consist of airport chief executive officers, CFOs and senior executives, government officials and representatives from civil aviation authorities and national and regional regulators, airport investors, and legal and financial advisors from around the globe.

Key discussion topics will center on stakeholder views on airport economic regulation, lessons learned from 25 years of airport economic regulation, challenges faced by the industry in Latin America and beyond, ACI’s Economics Regulation Manual, ICAO’s position on airport economics regulation, the cost of economic regulation.

The Conference is endorsed by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and Comisión Latinoamericana de Aviación Civil (CLAC).


Event hosts include Aeropuertos del Suroeste (ASUR), Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, Grupo Aeroportuario Centro Norte (OMA), and Vuela Toluca Aeropuerto Internacional.


For registration information and the Conference programme, please visit: or

For additional conference and delegate information, contact: Nathalie Zulauf, Manager of Member Services & Events, ACI World: + 1 514 373 1219 or

For sponsorship opportunities, contact: Sevda Fevzi, Manager of Marketing, ACI World: + 1 514 373 1232 or

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Cheryl Marcell
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ACI World
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ACI World
Telephone: +1 514 373 1226