Montréal, Québec, CANADA, 24 September 2012 – At the 22nd ACI World General Assembly in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, the world’s airports unanimously supported a resolution that empowers Angela Gittens, ACI World’s Director General, to begin:
1. Developing and implementing a strategy to address these issues with regulators and other aviation partners;
2. Working with ICAO to review existing passenger protection policies globally with the aim of establishing minimum standards;
3. Establishing recommended practices and guidance material to help airports to coordinate with aviation stakeholders to better prepare for periods of flight disruption or irregular operation; and
4. Promoting the adoption of Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) solutions to help aviation partners to optimize their operation and to resolve disruptions and other impacts from events or incidents.