ACI World Report - August 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
The traditionally busy travel month of August is now upon us. Of course, more passengers through the gates means more opportunities for airports, retailers and brands to generate ... read more »

ACI Sound Bites: Quotes from ACI Regional Heads
Competitive pressures on airports' commercial activities have been growing for some time, but 2013 was a turning point. For the first time, not only were commercial revenues decreasing ... read more »

Robust 6.9% growth in passenger traffic, air freight growth dips to 1.3% during May
For the month of May, passenger traffic continued the pattern of strong and stable growth seen over the past 12 months. Total passenger traffic increased by 6.9% as compared to the previous ... read more »

Busy and successful session of the ICAO Air Navigation Commission concludes in June
The ANC considered the results of consultation with States on an amendment to Annex 14 that includes a host of significant changes for airport operators, most importantly reductions ... read more »

ACI-LAC attends security access and egress information session at Liberia International Airport
Liberia International Airport, located in the Pacific region of Guanacaste and currently the second-largest airport in Costa Rica, hosted an information session on a recent security access ... read more »

125 airports report on their progress in airport industry's global climate change programme
Following the global airport industry's commitment to reduce its carbon emissions, made seven years ago, the intervening years have seen a groundswell of airports become part ... read more »

Travelers continue to benefit from Mobile Passport App
ACI-North America (ACI-NA) recently welcomed growing passenger satisfaction with newly implemented Mobile Passport Control technology. Mobile Passport allows eligible travelers to submit ... read more »

ACI EUROPE and the European Travel Commission support Open Skies
At the recent 25th ACI EUROPE Annual Assembly, Congress & Exhibition in Prague, Arnaud Feist, President of ACI EUROPE & CEO of Brussels Airport, addressed connectivity and open skies ... read more »

Calculating the ROI from training
In my last article, I discussed the four levels of the Kirkpatrick model being Reaction, Learning, Behavior and Results. In the view of many, an additional element can be added ... read more »

ACI's APEX in Safety team performs four reviews in Latin America-Caribbean
Aruba Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA) hosted a review from 2 to 6 March, welcoming peers from five airports, one ICAO representative and ACI World APEX in Safety Manager ... read more »

ACI Asia-Pacific takes World Business Partners on tours of three Asia-Pacific airports
The ACI Asia-Pacific World Business Partner (WBP) Airport Tour took place from 1–3 July, 2015. Eleven executives representing eight companies toured Soekarno-Hatta and Kualanamu ... read more »

15th meeting of the ICAO Aerodrome Design Working Group
The 15th meeting of the Aerodrome Design Working Group (ADWG) was held from 22–26 June 2015 at ICAO Headquarters in Montreal. Representatives from Australia, Belgium, France ... read more »

ACI EUROPE Best Airport Award winners for 2015 announced in Prague
The 11th Annual ACI EUROPE Best Airport Awards were announced on 25 June 2015 during the Gala Dinner of the 25th ACI EUROPE General Assembly, Congress & Exhibition in Prague ... 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), Airport Law for Managers, Airport Master Planning ... read more »

ACI Global Training calendar (August–December 2015)
Discover 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 course ... read more »

ACI events calendar (August–November 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 ... read more »

ACI welcomes new World Business Partners
ACI welcomes four new World Business Partners from the ACI North America Region: Aronson Security Group, Customer Service Experts, Inc., SAR Trilogy Management, LLC and Woods Bagot ...  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 ... read more »