Media releases

ACI World renews its commitment to the sustainable development of the aviation ecosystem at 31st WAGA

Moroccan Airports Authority (ONDA) announced as the 2022 ACI Africa/World Annual General Assembly, Conference, and Exhibition host Cancun, 25 November 2021 – Airports Council International (ACI) World has renewed its commitment to the sustainability of the aviation ecosystem and called on international and national regulators to support the airport industry in achieving its collective social, environmental,…

ACI Global Traveller Survey shows passengers remain positive towards air travel

Findings reveal a more considered and informed perception of flying during the recovery Cancun, 24 November 2021 – Airports Council International (ACI) World has today published the second edition of the ASQ Global Traveller Survey which confirms that travellers remain highly positive with regards to their willingness to travel by air. The 2021 findings were launched…

ACI World Annual General Assembly approves new Chair, Vice Chair, and Resolutions

Aimen bin Ahmed Al Hosni and Candace S. McGraw to lead ACI World Governing Board Cancun, 24 November 2021 – Airports Council International (ACI) World’s Annual General Assembly has approved its new World Governing Board Chair and Vice Chair at its meeting on 24 November in Cancun, Mexico. Sheik Aimen bin Ahmed Al Hosni, CEO of Oman…

Winners of Amadeus and ACI World Technology Innovation Awards announced

Inaugural edition of awards celebrates technology innovation as the industry rebuilds Cancun, 23 November 2021 –  During the Airports Council International (ACI) LAC/World Annual General Assembly, Conference, and Exhibition today, ACI World and Amadeus have announced the winners of the Amadeus and ACI World Technology Innovation Awards, showcasing industry-leading technology initiatives and leadership by airports.  With this first edition of…

ACI World and International Transport Forum agree to enhanced cooperation

Arrangement will bring greater collaboration on important aviation policy topics Cancun, 23 November 2021 – At the Airports Council International (ACI) Latin America and Caribbean/World Annual General Assembly, Conference, and Exhibition today, ACI World and the International Transport Forum (ITF) at the OECD have exchanged Letters of Cooperation that will enable increased collaboration between the two…

31st ACI LAC/World Annual General Assembly, Conference, and Exhibition kicks off in person

New policy brief on modernizing global policy frameworks on airport charges released Cancun, 23 November 2021 –  The 2021 Airports Council International (ACI) World/Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Annual General Assembly, Conference, and Exhibition, under the theme “Reconnecting Aviation for a Sustainable Future” has officially begun in Cancun, Mexico.  More than 300 aviation leaders from…

Advisory Bulletins

Economic impact assessment of COVID-19 on the airport business

Half of passenger traffic and more than half of revenues wiped out in 2020 Effective recovery requires coordinated approach led by international institutions Montreal, 5 May 2020 – The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a full-scale transportation crisis with the imposition of travel restrictions and suspension of flights in a global effort to contain…

Mitigating the risks created by overflow aircraft parking

Montreal, 24 April 2020 – Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, airlines have been obliged to ground and park most of their fleet. Airport operators are thus faced with the challenge of finding enough locations to support the temporary overflow parking of aircraft. This situation may lead to risks to infrastructure and safety, including: Damage…

Airside Safety and Operations under COVID-19

Montreal, 3 April 2020 – Airports Council International (ACI) World has created this bulletin based on a short survey of the members of the ACI World Safety and Technical Standing Committee. The survey included questions on the impact on airfield operations of the travel restrictions and reductions in traffic as a result of the COVID-19…

Airport Information Technology recommendations during COVID-19

Montreal, 30 March 2020 – As the world grapples with COVID-19, Airports Council International (ACI) World has gathered the following Information Technology (IT) practices which are being implemented by airports around the globe. In response to the rapid decline in traffic as a result of widespread travel restrictions and the health and safety implications of…

Security screening best practices during COVID-19

Montreal, 20 March 2020 – As the COVID-19 global pandemic continues to unfold, Airports Council International (ACI) World has gathered the following best practices from airports and screening authorities to help protect screeners, passengers and staff while preserving aviation security objectives. Checkpoint management Prior to passengers or staff approaching screening points, hand sanitizers and disinfection…

The impact of COVID-19 on the airport business

ACI calls for strengthened cooperation between airports, airlines, and regulators Montreal, 10 March 2020 – The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak is of considerable concern to the aviation industry and poses specific challenges for the airport business, in terms of traffic, revenues, connectivity and slot usage requirements. This advisory bulletin is addressed to ACI members and…

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