ACI’s ultimate authority is the General Assembly where members come together each year. The ACI World Governing Board, which comprises 29 members, meets at least twice every year, and is joined by regional advisors and the World Business Partner programme observer. The Board decides ACI policy and examines any matter not specifically referred to the Assembly. The Executive Committee consisting of nine members supervises the work of ACI between Board meetings. The two bodies are led by the Chair and Vice Chair of ACI.
The Director General, ACI’s principal staff officer and spokesman, is responsible for implementing World policies as well as the administration of ACI. A number of directors and managers, covering the areas of aero political affairs and economics, ICAO liaison and environment, communications, facilitation and security, safety and technical and training report to the Director General.
World Governing Board
The Governing Board consists of 29 voting members who are official representatives of regular ACI Members. It is headed by the Chair and Vice Chair of ACI and convenes twice a year.
The Governing Board determines the policy of ACI, which is implemented by the Executive Committee and the Director General , in accordance with the ACI Constitution and the decisions of the General Assembly to which it reports.
The Governing Board also appoints the Director General, determines ACI World's budget, approves ACI's programme of activities, its policy statements, its participation in the work of other world bodies and examines any matter not specifically referred to the Assembly.