ACI World Report - November 2015

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

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Industry experts to gather in Delhi, India on 2–4 December to plot a course for future growth at ACI’s Investing in Airports – Economic Oversight and Regulation Conference
By Angela Gittens, Director General, ACI World
We are just a month away from ACI’s Conferenceon Investing in Airports – Economic Oversight and Regulation in Delhi, India, 2-4 December, organized in cooperation with ICAO. The conference will provide an unprecedented opportunity... read more »
ACI Sound Bites: Quotes from ACI Regional Heads
I am very delighted to be here for the opening of the Air Transport System gateway course, part of the Airport Management Professional Accreditation Programme (AMPAP), in the Latin America-Caribbean region. AMPAP represents... read more »
Consistency in airport business planning
By Ismael Ordóñez, Portfolio Management, Project Director, Ferrovial Aeropuertos and Gonzalo Velasco, Portfolio Management, Project Director, Ferrovial Aeropuertos
Not so long ago, many investors thought that airports were a gold mine within the infrastructure world. Although airports have proven to be more resilient than other transportation infrastructure during the crisis period... read more »
Busy fourth quarter as ACI continues to represent the interests of the world’s airports at ICAO
By Michael Rossell, Deputy Director General, ACI World
As the cycle of ICAO Committees, the Air Navigation Commission and the Council get underway, we look forward to a heavy workload both inside and outside ICAO Headquarters at 999 Robert-Bourassa Boulevard... read more »
Richard Haury named 2015 Downes Award Recipient
By Scott Elmore, Vice President, Communications and Marketing, ACI-NA
ACI-NA presented the 2015 Williams E. Downes, Jr. Memorial Award to Richard Haury during an award presentation at the 2015 ACI-NA Annual Conference and Exhibition in Long Beach, CA. The Downes Award is presented by ACI-NA... read more »
North American Airport Trading Card Series grows to more than 60 airports
By Scott Elmore, Vice President, Communications and Marketing, ACI-NA
During the 2015 ACI-NA Annual Conference and Exhibition in Long Beach, CA, ACINA celebrated the second year of North American Airport Collectors SeriesTM trading cards. The airport trading card series offers aviation enthusiasts... read more »
10 North American airports achieve Airport Carbon Accreditation
By Katherine Preston, Senior Director, Environmental Affairs, ACI-NA
During the 2015 ACI-NA Annual Conference and Exhibition in Long Beach, CA, 10 North American airports were recognized for their certification under Airport Carbon Accreditation since ACINA joined the program in 2014... read more »
Maureen Riley assumes role as ACI-NA Chair
By Mimi Ryals, Senior Coordinator, Communications and Marketing, ACI-NA
Outgoing ACI-NA Chair James C. Cherry, President and CEO of Aéroports de Montréal, turned over the Chair position of the ACI-NA Board of Directors to Maureen Riley, Executive Director of Salt Lake City Department of Airports... read more »
Tocumen International Airport to implement Airport Collaborative Decision Making
By Francisco Medela, Industry Affairs Manager, ACI Latin America-Caribbean
Tocumen International Airport is on the way to becoming the first airport in the Latin-American & Caribbean region to implement Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM). As a first step, from 21 to 23 of September 2015... read more »
On the move with Angela Gittens, Director General, ACI World
View photos of Angela Gittens, Director General, ACI World from the 24th ACI Africa Annual General Assembly, Regional Conference and Exhibitions in Hammamet and ACI-ICAO-IATA AVSEC World Conference in Dublin... read more »
August passenger traffic jumps up by over 6%; air freight volumes remain in a slump
Global passenger traffic at the world’s major airports rose by 6.4% year over year for the month of August while international and domestic traffic posted growth rates of 6.4% and 6.5% respectively. Both July and August had strong increases... read more »
Airports gather in Madrid, Spain for 2015 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Forum
Organized by ACI World and hosted by AENA, the 2015 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Forum Madrid kicks off today with training sessions that will explain the ASQ programme, from a general overview to recent enhancements... read more »
Photo gallery: ASQ Forum in Tianjin, China (22-24 September 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 Asia-Pacific and China Civil Airports Association sign MoU to strengthen cooperation in promoting airport excellence
ACI Asia-Pacific is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the China Civil Airports Association (CCAA) to strengthen cooperation between the two airport associations... read more »
Airports Council International supports United Nations’ Global Sustainable Development Goals
Airports Council International (ACI) today announced its strong support of the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goals, conceived as part of the UN’s larger “Transforming our world: The 2030 Agenda... read more »
Airports Council International and other key aviation stakeholders call for government partnership to deliver aviation industry’s climate goals
Airports Council International (ACI) World and a group of 27 other aviation industry chief executive officers and association leaders have today sent an open letter to governments committing to climate action and calling for... read more » 
ACI Global Training photo gallery
View class photos from the many ACI Global Trainig courses that took place around the world in 2015. From South Africa to South Korea, ACI Global Training provides the very best in airport educution... read more »
ACI Global Training featured courses
This month ACI Global Training's featured courses are EASA Implementing Rules for Aerodromes, GSN 2: Airside Safety and Operations, GSN 3: Emergency Planning and Crisis Management, and GSN 6: Aerodrome Auditing and Compliance... read more »
2015 ACI Global Training Calendar 
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 new World Business Partners from ACI-NA and ACI-LAC: Canon U.S.A., Inc., and SAR Trilogy Management, LLC... 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 your company's... read more »
ACI Events Calendar
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 »