ACI World Report - September 2015

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Inside this issue:

Message from Angela Gittens, Director General, ACI World
As summer ends in the Northern Hemisphere, the conference season heats up, including the ACI-North America and ACI-Africa annual conference, assembly and exhibition; in Long Beach, California, 4–7 October and Hammamet ... read more »

ACI Sound Bites: Quotes from ACI Regional Heads
"We invite all members to join us this October in Tokyo for our HR Best Practices Seminar, hosted by Narita Airport, to discuss 'Delivering Sustainable Airports through Creative HR.' Sustainable development is about more than just the ... read more »

World airports to meet in Panama to chart a course for future growth 
The Airports Council International (ACI) Latin America-Caribbean/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition, organized this year under the theme "Airports: Shaping our future" and graciously hosted by Tocumen ... read more »

Global passenger traffic continues along growth path with increase of 5.7% in the first half of 2015; air freight volumes show signs of subdued growth 
Global passenger traffic increased by 4.2% year over year for the month of June while international and domestic traffic posted growth rates of 5% and 3.6% respectively. Air freight volumes showed more modest growth for the month of June at ... read more »

Nina Brooks joins ACI World as Head, Security 
ACI World has announced the appointment of Nina Brooks as Head of Security. Nina will be based in ACI World's Montreal, Canada offices, reporting to ACI World Director of Facilitation and IT Antoine Rostworowski and overseeing all of ... read more »

Tunisia's Office of Civil Aviation and Airports to host 24th ACI Africa Annual General Assembly, Regional Conference and Exhibition 
In August, Tunisia's Office of Civil Aviation and Airports (OACA) signed an agreement to host the 24th ACI Africa Annual General Assembly, Regional Conference and Exhibition, to be held in Hammamet, Tunisia from 18–25 October ... read more »

Barriers to access in aviation show steep decline, says Open Doors Organization 
The Open Doors Organization (ODO) has reported that as more American adults with disabilities than ever take to the skies, far fewer encounter major obstacles at airports and with airlines. Their current spending on air travel alone is nearly ... read more »

ACI partners with Australian Airports Association and New Zealand Airports Association to promote safety 
This year ACI Asia-Pacific will be partnering with the Australian Airports Association (AAA) and the New Zealand Airports Association (NZ Airports) on an incredibly exciting initiative to promote safety at airports. This is the second annual airport ... read more »

ACI Global Training: Committed to better education, better professionals, better airports 
ACI's Global Training department has been busy in recent months training the next generation of airport professionals at classes throughout the world. Below are pictures of just a few of these classes. ACI thanks all instructors and ... read more »

First ever ACI DNA course in Asia-Pacific focusing on aviation security concluded 
The first ever Developing Nations Airport (DNA) Assistance programme course in Asia-Pacific focusing on Aviation Security was held in Kuala Lumpur on 22–24 June 2015, in collaboration with ACI World and Malaysia Airports Holdings ... read more »

ACI-ICAO-IATA Young Aviation Professional programme: An opportunity to work for three prestigious aviation organizations
The readers of ACI World Report have probably stumbled upon previous articles by Young Aviation Professionals who had the opportunity to participate in and contribute to this programme, namely Zaheer Aleem, Olga De Frutos Martin ... read more »

Featured ACI Global Training courses 
This month ACI Global Training highlights four courses in the ACI World Report: Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM), Implementing Branded Customer Programmes at Airports, Advanced Safety Management Systems, and Airport ... read more »

ACI Global Training calendar (September–December 2015) 
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 events calendar (AugustNovember 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 »

ACI welcomes new World Business Partners
This month Airports Council International welcomes three new World Business Partners from the region of ACI North America: CLEAR, Convergint Technologies, and Inspired Networks, Inc ...  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 »