Media releases

ACI World welcomes IATA’s Net Zero Roadmaps and calls for the continued collaboration of aviation stakeholders

Montreal, 5 June 2023 – Airports Council International (ACI) World, as one of the contributing organizations, today welcomes the launch of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Net Zero Roadmaps and calls for continued collaboration of aviation stakeholders in building a sustainable aviation industry.  ACI and airports have been leaders in the decarbonization transformation, being the first to…

ACI World streamlines its resources for small and emerging airports

Viability of small and emerging airports remains crucial to social and economic development Montreal, 18 May 2023 – Airports Council International (ACI) World today announces the streamlining of its resources for small and emerging airports to foster their continued growth and sustainable development. The streamlining of resources, which includes certain programs and services at a lower rate, follows…

ACI World launches the Sustainability Expansion Plan in Montréal

The plan is funded by Montréal International with the support of the Government of Canada, the Government of Québec, and the City of Montréal Montréal, 5 May 2023 – Airports Council International (ACI) World launches the Sustainability Expansion Plan, funded by Montréal International with the support of the Government of Canada, the Government of Québec,…

SITA renews sponsorship of the leading ACI-ICAO executive development program for airport managers

Montreal, 25 April 2023 – Airports Council International (ACI) World and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) today announce SITA’s renewed and long-standing support of the leading training and leadership program for airport executives, the Airport Management Professional Accreditation Program (AMPAP). Since its launch in 2007, AMPAP has become the globally recognized and respected curriculum…

Airports ramp up digital technology investments to meet demands of air travel recovery

ACI World and SITA’s latest Airport IT Insights Survey reveals accelerated digitalization will be key to more resilient and agile airport operations Montreal, 11 April 2023 – Airports Council International (ACI) World and SITA today announce the results of the latest 2022 Airport IT Insights Survey, revealing how airports are ramping up their investment in…

International travel returns: Top 10 busiest airports in the world revealed

Preliminary data reveals largest airport hubs reinstated in upper ranks Montreal, 5 April 2023 – Airports Council International (ACI) World has today published the top 10 busiest airports worldwide for 2022, which welcomes back some of the world’s largest airport hubs as international traffic returns, marking an important milestone in air travel’s full recovery from…

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Advisory Bulletins

The trusted source for air travel demand updates

Montreal, 14 February 2024 – Airports Council International (ACI) World has published its first bi-annual air travel demand update of 2024, pulling data from over 2,600 airports across more than 180 countries and territories globally. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, global passenger volume was estimated to reach 10.5 billion passengers in 2023, or 119% of the…

Global passenger traffic expected to recover by 2024 and reach 9.4 billion passengers

Industry outlook for 2023–2024 Montreal, 27 September 2023 – Airports Council International (ACI) World has published its fourteenth quarterly assessment analyzing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, its effects on airports, and the path to recovery. Passenger traffic forecast 2023–2024: key takeaways Chart 1: Projected global quarterly passenger traffic compared to the 2019 level (2020–2024,…

Common Use Self-Service (CUSS)

Transition to CUSS 2.0 Environment Montreal, 11 July 2023 – Common Use Self-Service (CUSS) kiosks enable multiple airlines to provide self-service options from a single machine. Passengers can use these kiosks for check-in, seat selection, and baggage tagging, resulting in less time spent in lines and more efficient terminal usage. This initiative aims to simplify,…

Long-term management of COVID-19 and building resilience for future public health emergencies in the aviation sector

Montreal, 20 June 2023 – ACI World would like to bring the ICAO State Letter entitled Long-term management of COVID-19 and building resilience for future public health emergencies in the aviation sector to your attention since it has very direct implications for all our airport members. ICAO routinely communicates with States on technical matters, but…

Strong northern hemisphere summer season expected amidst recession risks

Industry outlook for 2023 Montreal, 19 June 2023 – Airports Council International (ACI) World has published its thirteenth quarterly assessment analyzing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, its effects on airports, and the path to recovery. Industry outlook and aviation Global economic growth faced significant challenges in 2022, with a slowdown to 3.2% due to…

The impact of COVID-19 on airports—and the path to recovery

Industry outlook for 2023 Montreal, 22 February 2023 – Airports Council International (ACI) World has published its twelfth quarterly assessment analyzing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, its effects on airports, and the path to recovery. With the removal of travel restrictions and quarantine requirements for vaccinated travellers in 2022, there has been an upsurge…

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