ACI Media Releases

ACI World appoints new Chair and Vice Chair at its Annual General Assembly in Mauritius - Oct 19, 2017

Port Louis, 19 October 2017 – Airports Council International’s (ACI) Chair Declan Collier, Chief Executive Officer, London City Airports, turned over the Chair position of the ACI World Governing Board to Bongani Maseko, CEO and Executive Director, Airports Company South Africa Limited. Martin Eurnekian, Director, Corporación América and President, AA2000 was also appointed as Vice-Chair. The official election took place yesterday during the 27th ACI World Annual General Assembly in Port Louis, Mauritius. 

Brussels Airport Company to host the 28th ACI EUROPE/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition in June 2018 - Oct 18, 2017

Port Louis, Mauritius, 18 October, 2017 – Airports Council International (ACI) is pleased to announce that Brussels Airport Company will host next year’s ACI EUROPE/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition, to be held from 18–20 June 2018. A handover ceremony took place today in Mauritius, at the 27th ACI Africa/World Annual General Assembly, Conference & Exhibition. Name, Title, Airports of Mauritius (AML), officially passed hosting duties for next year’s conference to Arnaud Feist, Chief Executive Office, Brussels Airport Company.  

ACI releases Policy Brief on airport networks and the sustainability of small airports - Oct 17, 2017

Port Louis, 17 October 2017 – Airports Council International (ACI) World has released a Policy Brief on airport networks and the sustainability of small airports, marking the first day of the 27th ACI Africa/World Annual Assembly, Conference and Exhibition taking place in Port Louis, Mauritius, from 16–18 October 2017, generously hosted by Mauritius Airport.  The theme aptly expresses the challenge and opportunity for the modern airport executive: “Bold leadership in a time of change.”  

27th ACI Africa/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition kicks-off in Mauritius - Oct 17, 2017

Port Louis, 17 October 2017 – The 27th ACI Africa/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition, officially kicked-off this morning in Port Louis, Mauritius, under the theme, “Bold leadership in a time of change.” The conference is hosted by Airports of Mauritius (AML). 

ACI signs MoU with HNA Airport Group to promote and facilitate excellence in operations and management at HNA’s airports - Oct 16, 2017

Port Louis, 16 October 2017 – Airports Council International (ACI) and HNA Airport Group Co. Ltd. have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the 27th ACI Africa/World Annual General Assembly, Conference & Exhibition that will see enhanced cooperation between both organizations on various programmes and initiatives, including airport safety reviews, customer experience solutions and training, to promote and facilitate excellence at operations and management at HNA’s airports. 

Bold safety and environment leadership at the ACI Africa/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition - Oct 16, 2017

Port Louis, 16 October 2017 – The 27th Airports Council International (ACI) Africa/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition, this year gathering under the theme “Bold leadership in a time of change” and graciously hosted by Mauritius Airport, kicked off today with a well-attended pre-conference programme including forums and meetings on safety, environment, customer service and commercial revenues. 

The bigger get bigger while smaller airports suffer greatest loss - Oct 06, 2017

Montréal, 6 October 2017 – Airports Council International (ACI) has released the latest edition of the World Airport Traffic Report. ACI’s flagship publication, representing over 2,400 airports in 170 countries worldwide, reveals that the world’s mega-hubs achieved passenger traffic growth of 5.5% year over year in 2016. 

Last Airport Service Quality Forum of 2017 dedicated to “Cultivating a customer experience airport community” - Oct 02, 2017

Montréal, 4 October 2017 – Delegates from over 45 airports and civil aviation authorities stemming from 9 countries have gathered in Detroit, MI, USA, for the final Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Forum of 2017. The event, generously hosted by Wayne County Airport Authority, is taking place from 2–4 October 2017. 

President of the Council of ICAO; Keynote speaker for the 2017 ACI Africa/World Annual General Assembly Conference & Exhibition - Sep 26, 2017

Montreal, 27 September 2017 – Airports Council International (ACI) World announces Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, President of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), as Keynote speaker for the 27th ACI Africa/World Annual General Assembly Conference & Exhibition, taking place from 16–18 October 2017 in Port Louis, Mauritius under the theme “Bold leadership in a time of change.”

Chinese airports are the largest contributor to global growth in air transport demand - Sep 26, 2017

Montréal, 25 September 2017 – Airports Council International (ACI) has released the latest edition of the World Airport Traffic Report. ACI’s flagship publication, representing over 2,400 airports in 170 countries worldwide, reveals that airports in China contributed 21.6% to the overall increase in global passenger traffic from 2015 to 2016. This was followed by the United States (12.6%) and India (8.8%).