ACI Media Press Release Archives (2010)

A sustainable airport-airline partnership – working within airport business boundaries - Sep 21, 2010

Vancouver, 21 September 2010 ― Angela Gittens, Director General of ACI World, urges airlines to refresh their understanding of airport business requirements in the interest of greater future cooperation and long-term industry stability. Speaking on Monday at the Global Aviation Strategy Session in Vancouver hosted jointly by ICAO, the World Bank and Routes, Gittens highlighted three fundamental characteristics of airport business – infrastructure overhead and maintenance, long-term financial commitments and new capacity building in a growth market.

Airport blueprint for the environment: vision and action - Sep 16, 2010

GENEVA, 16 September 2010 – Speaking at the opening session of the 5th Aviation & Environment Summit in Geneva, Angela Gittens, Director General of ACI World, calls on airports and their aviation partners to broaden their vision and action plan in order to be more responsive to the communities we serve.

International passenger growth slows in August - International freight up 19% - Sep 02, 2010

Geneva, 4 October 2010– ACI World’s August PaxFlash and FreightFlash confirms the softening of growth expected for the second half of the year. International traffic expanded by 6.3 percent year-on-year trailed by a 4.9 percent growth in domestic traffic resulting in an overall passenger number increase of 5.6 percent in August.

European airspace closure in April deals major blow to growth trajectory - Jun 04, 2010

Geneva, 3 June 2010 - For April 2010, airports experienced an overall decline in passenger traffic, the first global decline since July 2009.  Although domestic traffic increased by 2%, the 5% decrease in international traffic resulted in a decrease in total passenger volume of 1.2%.