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Angela Gittens addresses aviation leaders at (CIIASA) Conferencias Magistrales sobre Seguridad de la Aviación Civil ACI World calls for the Slot allocation system to be reformed by the aviation community on an equal basis - Mar 16, 2018

Mexico City, 16 March 2018 – Angela Gittens, Director General of Airports Council International (ACI) World, has today addressed aviation leaders at the CIIASA conference in Mexico City.

ACI World announces the world's top airports for customer experience in 2017 Wave of new award winners reflecting increased competition amongst airports - Mar 06, 2018

Montreal, 6 March, 2018 – Airports Council International (ACI) World announces the winners of the 2017 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards. In 2017, over half of the world's 7.1 billion travelers passed through an ASQ airport.

ACI World announces the successful 2018 Young Aviation Professionals - Mar 01, 2018

Montreal, 1 March 2018 – Airports Council International (ACI) World, together with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA), announces the 2018 Young Aviation Professionals. After the competitive selection process, the three successful candidates are: Ms. Monika Kopoczynska (Poland), Ms. Valentina Chamrai (France and Russia) and Ms. Karine Ung (Canada).

Airport passenger traffic reaches new heights in 2017; air freight posts heftiest gain since the recovery following the Great Recession - Feb 28, 2018

Montreal, 28 February 2018 Airports Council International (ACI) World reported global passenger traffic up 5.7% in December 2017 on a year over year basis. For the year as a whole, preliminary numbers show an increase of 6.4% in passenger volumes across the world’s airports. Growth has above 6% for the third year in a row. December’s freight volumes rose by 5% on a year over year basis. Global freight figures achieved record growth this year standing at 7.9% for 2017, representing the highest growth rate since 2010, the recovery year following the deepest downturn of 2009 during the Great Recession.

ACI World appoints David Whitely as new Director of Communications - Feb 22, 2018

Montreal, 22 February 2017 Airports Council International (ACI) World has today announced the appointment of former London Gatwick Airport senior leader David Whitely as its new Director of Communications.

High growth continues for passenger traffic and freight volumes in November; poised for a record 2017 - Feb 08, 2018

Montreal, 8 February 2018 – Airports Council International (ACI) World reported global passenger traffic up 7.5% in November on a year-over-year basis. This is above the already robust 6.5% year-over-year from January to November. After posting more moderate growth during October, November’s freight volumes rose substantially, reaching +7.8% on a year-over-year basis. Standing at +8.2% on a year- to-date basis and with only one month left in 2017, global freight figures are bound to reach record growth this year.

ACI World launches its first edition of the Managing Operations During Construction Handbook - Feb 05, 2018

Montreal, 5 February 2018 – Airports Council International (ACI) World announces the launch of the first Edition of the ACI Managing Operations During Construction (MODC) Handbook. The ACI Safety and Technical Standing Committee has drawn on the extensive experience and expertise of its members to develop the guidance. This indispensable resource brings together case studies and best practices in managing airport operations while construction projects are underway and references applicable International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards and recommended practices.

ACI World to provide a suite of airport quality services to Galapagos Ecological Airport (Aeropuerto Ecológico de Galápagos) - Jan 22, 2018

Montreal, 22 January 2017 – Mr. Jorge Rosillo, General Manager of Galapagos Ecological Airport, and Antoine Rostworowski, Deputy Director General of Programmes and Services at ACI World, have signed an agreement for Galapagos Airport to use the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Departures Survey and the ACI Employee Survey for Customer Experience (ECE). This agreement, the first in the region, will see enhanced cooperation between both organizations in the field of customer experience solutions and will provide the operators with the appropriate tools and information to better understand passengers’ views.

Global airport passenger traffic remained strong in October of 2017: Freight volume posted robust gains - Jan 11, 2018

Montreal, 11 January 2018 – Airports Council International (ACI) World reported global airport passenger traffic up 6.4% in October 2017 compared to October 2016, significantly higher than the September comparison figure of 5.1% growth. Similarly, passenger traffic grew 6.4% year-to-date as of October 2017.  Based on the trend, we can expect the global passenger market to achieve an annual growth rate of 6.5% in 2017, about the same rate as 2016.

ACI World releases the Airport Digital Transformation Best Practice at ACI Airport Exchange Conference and Exhibition in Muscat, Oman - Dec 07, 2017

Muscat, 7 December 2017 – Addressing over 1,000 delegates gathered for the Airports Council International (ACI) Airport Exchange Conference and Exhibition in Muscat, Oman, Serge Yonke Nguewo, Senior Manager, Facilitation and IT, ACI World, announced the publication of the first ACI Airport Digital Transformation Best Practice document, produced in consultation with the ACI World Airport InformationTechnology Standing Committee.