ACI World Report - October 2015

The ACI World Report is a monthly digital publication featuring the recent and upcoming activities of Airports Council International. 

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Inside this issue:

Message from Angela Gittens, Director General, ACI World
With the release of the 2014 ACI Annual World Airport Traffic Report, which shows a 5.7% increase in world passenger traffic, we are mindful of the requirement of substantial investments in airport infrastructure. The world's airports ... read more »

ACI Sound Bites: Quotes from ACI Regional Heads
"ACI-NA has long been known as the Voice of Airports in North America, and I am exceptionally proud of the work we are doing to amplify our voice through collaboration and unity to advance airport priorities. One of my top priorities is to ... read more »

Airports gather in Tianjin, China and Montreal, Canada for two ASQ Forums during the month of September  
Organized by ACI World and hosted by Tianjin Binhai International Airport, the latest 2015 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Forum Tianjin took place 22–24 September and featured training sessions that explained the ASQ programme—from a ... read more »

Photo gallery: ASQ Forum Montreal  
For a glimpse at what took place during the ACI ASQ Forum in Montreal, held from 9–11 September 2015, please view our event photo gallery ... read more »

Photo gallery: The Trinity Forum 2015  
For a glimpse at what took place during the Trinity Forum 2015 in Hong Kong, held from 16–18 September 2015, please view our event photo gallery ... read more »

ACI World announces new 2016 opportunities for Young Aviation Professionals  
Airports Council International (ACI), in cooperation with The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA), is inviting applications for the third round of the Young Aviation Professionals ... read more »

Red hot summer for air travel as growth in passenger traffic hits record highs in July; air freight volumes remain flat for the month  
Global passenger traffic at the world's major airports rose by almost 8% year over year for the month of July while international and domestic traffic posted growth rates of 7.7% and 8.2% respectively. July and August are the busiest periods for ... read more »

AMPAP recognizes 2015 graduates in Panama City  
On 1 September in Panama City, the 2015 Airport Management Professional Accreditation Programme (AMPAP) Graduation was conducted to recognize 115 new graduates who earned the joint ACI-ICAO International Airport ... read more »

ACI Airport User Charges workshop in Panama City 
The ACI Developing Nations Airport (DNA) Assistance programme, in close collaboration with Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), CIFAL and UNITAR, launched a two-day course, Airport User Charges Workshop ... read more »

2014 Global Safety Network graduates acknowledged at WAGA Safety Symposium in Panama City  
ACI recently acknowledged all the 2014 graduates of the Global Safety Network (GSN) Diploma Programme at the Safety Symposium held 31 August 2015 at the ACI World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition in Panama City ... read more »

ACI provides airport guidelines for ground handling, participates in ICAO Ground Handling Task Force 
In the early days of civil aviation, ground handling of aircraft was primarily carried out by airlines themselves. Today, airline self-handling accounts for less than 50% of the ground handling market, which has become a multibillion dollar business ... read more »

ACI and CANSO launch new initiative on reducing aviation noise  
On behalf of airports and air traffic management, ACI and CANSO (Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation) have collaborated closely to launch a new initiative to help reduce noise from aviation. They recently published "Managing the ... read more »

Airports Council International supports "Medellin Statement on Tourism and Air Transport for Development"  
ACI has voiced its support of the "Medellin Statement on Tourism and Air Transport for Development," agreed upon at the Joint World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)/ International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) High-Level Forum on ... read more »

ACI EUROPE takes part in the Budapest Airport Runway Run for Charity  
On Saturday, 5 September a team from ACI EUROPE took part in the Budapest Airport Runway Run, an annual charity event organized by and sponsored by Airbus. This year there were more than 900 runners from the aviation ... read more »

ACI Global Training calendar and featured courses
Find out what courses are being offered by ACI Global Training. Focusing on economics, environment, facilitation, management, safety and technical, you're sure to find the perfect training event for your airport's needs ...  read more »

ACI welcomes new World Business Partners 
This month ACI welcomes three new World Business Partners from the ACI Asia-Pacific and ACI North America Regions: Beijing Atop-media Advertising Company Limited, CheckVideo and Emirates Leisure Retails ... read more »

ACI events calendar (October–December 2015)
The events calendar provides a list of upcoming ACI events from all five of our Regions, and features dates, locations and links to websites where you can find more information and register for the event that most interests you ... read more »

Regional World Business Partner contacts
The World Business Partner programme provides a unique platform for you to interact in a dynamic aviation industry, building a network of new contacts and exploring new business opportunities. Membership will strengthen ... read more »