ACI Media Releases

Airports Council International World and major international aviation organizations launch new joint report on aviation’s economic benefits - Sep 25, 2017

Montreal, 25 September 2017 – Aviation is essential to the economic development of cities, countries and regions everywhere, but governments can only optimize its benefits for their citizens and businesses by addressing the sector’s infrastructure and resource needs in their national development strategies.

Growth in airport traffic reaches new highs in July, with freight volumes recording robust increases - Sep 22, 2017

Montréal, 22 September 2017 – Continuing a trend of strong growth in 2017, passenger traffic increased 6.8% in July and freight volumes recorded a robust 8.9 increase. 

Mature market hubs achieve emerging market growth rates - Sep 19, 2017

Montréal, 19 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 many mature market airports have made large strides in their throughput volumes. 

Animal spirits unleashed – Aviation grows in spite of the looming backdrop of protectionism and policy uncertainty - Sep 18, 2017

Montréal, 18 September 2017 – Airports Council International (ACI) releases the latest edition of the World Airport Traffic Report. With comprehensive data coverage for over 2,400 airports in 170 countries worldwide, ACI’s flagship publication remains the authoritative source and industry reference for the latest airport traffic trends, rankings and data rankings on air transport demand.

Second Airport Service Quality Forum of 2017 dedicated to “Cultivating a customer experience airport community - Sep 15, 2017

Montréal, 15 September 2017 – Over 110 delegates from 58 airports and civil aviation authorities, stemming from 35 countries have gathered in Prague, Czech Republic, for the second Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Forum of 2017. The event, generously hosted by Vaclav Havel Airport Prague (PRG) and sponsored by Lagardere Travel Retail, is taking place from 13­–15 September 2017.

The Prime Minister of Mauritius, The Honorable Pravind Kumar Jugnauth to open ACI World and Africa’s annual conference - Sep 14, 2017

Montreal, 14 September 2017 – Airports Council International (ACI) World has announced that the 27th  ACI Africa/World Annual General Assembly Conference & Exhibition, taking place from 16–18 October 2017 in Port Louis, Mauritius, will be opened by the Prime Minister of Mauritius, the Hon Pravind Kumar Jugnauth. Under the theme “Bold leadership in a time of change,” the Honorable Jugnauth will address an expected 400 international delegates from the aviation industry.

ICAO’s inaugural Global Aviation Security Symposium kicks off in collaboration with ACI – TSA Administrator, David P. Pekoske to address delegates today - Sep 12, 2017

Montreal, 12 September 2017 – More than 500 international aviation security professionals will meet in Montreal this week to advance the cultivation of a new mind-set towards aviation security, one that embraces Aviation Security (AVSEC) as a culture beyond a set of standards. 

New documentary: Behind the Scenes with Airports Council International - Sep 05, 2017

Montreal, 5 September 2017 – Airports Council International (ACI) World announces the release of Behind the Scenes with ACI, a short documentary by Behind The Scenes, a production company hosted by industry veteran James Earl Jones. 

ACI announces 2017 Director General’s Airport Service Quality Roll of Excellence inductees – New inductee just announced – - Jul 26, 2017

Montréal, 26 July – ACI announces the 2017 inductees into the ACI Director General’s Roll of Excellence. The honour recognizes those airports which, in the opinion of the passengers who participated in ACI’s Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Surveys, have consistently delivered excellence in customer service.

Robust growth in passenger traffic for May; strengthening global economy fuels growth in air freight - Jul 25, 2017

Montréal, 25 July 2017 – Global passenger traffic rose a robust 6.2% in May year over year, in line with the year to date growth of 6.5%. The main growth driver remained international passenger traffic, which reached 8.1% year over year.