Media releases

Passenger Traffic Shows Modest Growth at 3% Year Over Year as Air Freight is Flat for May

Montréal, 05 July 2012 – On a global level, demand for air travel has consistently posted positive year over year growth for every month for the last two years. Much of the growth can be attributed to airports based in emerging markets. In May 2012, the Middle East (+11.5%), Africa (+9.4%), and Asia-Pacific (+7.1%) all…

ACI Optimistic: Biofuel Powered Flights will be the Norm with the Right Government Assistance

MONTREAL, 18 June 2012 – Today, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) with support from the Air Transport Group (ATAG), launched “Flightpath to a Sustainable Future”.  This Rio+20 initiative is the first ever series of connecting flights powered by sustainable alternative fuels. ICAO Secretary General, Mr. Raymond Benjamin will travel from Montreal to Toronto, Mexico…

ICAO and ACI Collaborate to Enhance Safety Standards at Airports

MONTRÉAL, 15 June 2012 ─ Today, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and Airports Council International (ACI), signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) to provide a framework to jointly pursue the highest possible levels of safety at airports worldwide. The Memorandum of Cooperation between the International Civil Aviation Organization and Airports Council International for Enhanced…

CANSO and ACI Partner on Promoting A-CDM Implementation

CANSO, representing the world’s Air Navigation Service Providers and ACI, representing the world’s airports, have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to promote the global implementation of Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM). The agreement was signed at the CANSO ATM Summit and 16th AGM in Rome today, where more than 270 air traffic management (ATM) and…

Passenger traffic on steady growth path at 5% year over year as air freight continues its descent for April

Montréal, 05 June 2012 – Passenger traffic continues to show resilience in the face of on-going concerns about recessions in many major European economies. Regardless of the slowdown that was triggered by the sovereign debt crises in the Eurozone area, passenger traffic grew by almost 5 percent while international traffic increased by 6 percent for…

Passenger Traffic Continues to Grow at 6% while Air Freight Declines in March

Montréal, 04 May 2012 – Passenger traffic continues to post strong growth numbers with airports worldwide reporting overall year-over-year growth of 6% for the month of March, and for the first quarter of 2012. While double-digit growth was observed in the regions of Middle East, Asia-Pacific and Africa, demand for air travel was significantly depressed…

Advisory Bulletins

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

Balancing the risks against the background of an uneven recovery Montreal, 28 June 2022 – Airports Council International (ACI) World has published its tenth quarterly assessment analyzing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, its effects on airports, and the path to recovery. Following more than two years since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the…

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

Montreal, 22 June 2022 – 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…

Airport disruptions caused by activism

Montreal, 14 March 2022 – In recent years, activism and protests have disrupted airport operations in different parts of the world. In light of the emerging risk to airports, this ACI Advisory Bulletin provides high-level global guidance to members on assessing the risks to their operations, preparing adequately, ensuring the continuity of their operations, and…

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

Delayed recovery, persisting financial challenges but renewed optimism and momentum Montreal, 24 February 2022 – Airports Council International (ACI) World has published its ninth quarterly assessment analyzing the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, its effects on the global airport business, and the path to recovery. It has been almost two years since the World…

Deployment of C-band 5G around airports

Montreal, 25 January 2022 – Over the past few weeks, considerable media attention has been focused on the associated disruptions to aircraft operations caused by the deployment of C-band 5G telecommunication services at airports in the United States. This Advisory Bulletin for ACI Members seeks to provide some background information and point to available resources…

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

Pandemic resurgence and increasing uncertainty are delaying recovery Montreal, 1 November 2021 – Airports Council International (ACI) World has published its eighth quarterly assessment analyzing the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, its effects on the global airport business, and the path to recovery. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a global…

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