Airports are economic engines of growth for the communities they serve, providing critical social and economic impacts beyond the runway. They have evolved from infrastructure providers into diverse, complex businesses and sophisticated service providers.

To face the challenges of an evolving, and at times, turbulent aviation industry, airports must continue to develop and invest in innovative business models, new technologies, and long-term capacity building.

ACI World provides expertise in the area of economics to foster the prosperity and sustainability of airports globally.

ACI World’s Economics Experts Provide:
The latest policy briefs and data-driven recommendations
Monthly and annual airport data and statistics
Expert insights through the ACI blog
Economics-related courses and training programs
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ACI World Economics Standing Committee

The ACI World Economics Standing Committee promotes the economic interests of airports and the communities they serve. By sharing expertise, best practices, and the development of policies and programs, ACI World ensures its members are equipped with the knowledge and tools they need to successfully navigate an evolving aviation industry.

Focus Areas
Economic oversight and regulatory affairs
Airline and airport relationship
Pricing, rates, and charges
Commercial and non-aeronautical revenue
Governance, ownership, and privatization
Performance management
Supply and demand
Airport financing
Traffic statistics and forecasting
Economics of sustainability
Customer experience

Economics Webinars

COVID-19 Economic Impact Analysis and the Path to Recovery – November 2021

Nov 2, 2021

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COVID-19 Economic Impact Analysis and the Path to Recovery – July 2021

Jul 14, 2021

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COVID-19 Economic Impact Analysis and the Path to Recovery

Mar 25, 2021

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