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Airport Council International resolved to promote a common sense approach to landside security - Oct 03, 2016

Montréal, 3 October 2016 – Resolution 4 was approved Tuesday, 27 September 2016 at the 26th Meeting of the Airport Council International (ACI) World General Assembly, advocating a common sense approach to landside security through close cooperation with States, regulators, local law enforcement and at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

ACI reaffirmed support of the implementation of the CORSIA as the GMBM for international aviation - Sep 30, 2016

Montréal, 30 September 2016 – Resolution 1 was approved Tuesday, 27 September 2016 at the 26th Meeting of the Airport Council International (ACI) World General Assembly expressing ACI’s support of the implementation of the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) as the single Global Market Based Measure (GMBM) for international aviation. The Resolution also urges the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to vote in favor of the implementation of CORSIA as the GMBM for international aviation in the coming days at its 39th Assembly.

Airports Council International expressed the commitment of airports to join the effort to stop the transportation of illegal wildlife products - Sep 28, 2016

Montréal, 28 September 2016 – Resolution 3 was approved yesterday at the 26th Meeting of the ACI World General Assembly expressing Airport Council International’s (ACI) support of the “United for Wildlife Transport Task Force” campaign. The Resolution follows ACI’s signing of the United for Wildlife Transport Taskforce Buckingham Palace Declaration on 15 March 2016, committing to supporting the fight against, and the shutting down of the illegal wildlife trade.

Airports Council International expressed airports’ commitment to the fight against human trafficking - Sep 28, 2016

Montréal, 28 September 2016 – Airport Council International (ACI) expressed airports’ commitment to the fight against human trafficking yesterday when Resolution 2 was approved at the 26th Meeting of the ACI World General Assembly.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport becomes the first airport in the US to contribute to the ACI-IATA Smart Security programme - Sep 27, 2016

Montréal, 27 September 2016 – A new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today at the Airports Council International (ACI) North America/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition by and between ACI World, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the City of Atlanta, the owner and operator of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). The MoU will see ATL as the first airport in the United States to participate in the Smart Security project.

170 airports, including new carbon neutral airports in North America, Asia-Pacific and Europe - Sep 27, 2016

Montréal, 27 September 2016 – As all the actors in the air transport sector gather for the 39th ICAO Assembly in Montreal this week, aiming at agreeing on a Global Market Based Measure to address international airline emissions, the global airport industry is also meeting in Montreal – at this year’s ACI World & N-A Annual General Assembly. As is customary, Airports Council International released the annual results for the Airport Carbon Accreditation programme covering the period June 2015 to June 2016, to report on how the global airport industry° is delivering on its commitment to lower its own CO2 emissions, made in 2007*. 

The ACI-NA/World Annual General Assembly, pre-conference programme launches new 4.0 version of ACERT - Sep 26, 2016

Montréal, 26 September 2016 – The Airports Council International (ACI) North America (NA)/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition, this year celebrating the organization’s 25th Anniversary, and graciously hosted by Aéroports de Montréal, kicked off Friday with a well-attended pre-conference programme including sessions, workshops and meetings predominately on environmental and operational and technical affairs. To highlight the focus of the conference’s pre-programme, ACI has launched the new 4.0 version of the Airport Carbon and Emissions Reporting Tool (ACERT) with technical collaboration from Zurich Airport.

ACI has released the World Airport Traffic Forecasts 2016–2040, marking the beginning of the ACI-NA/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition - Sep 26, 2016

Montréal, 26 September 2016 – Airports Council International has released the latest edition of the World Airport Traffic Forecasts (WATF) 2016–2040, marking the beginning of the Airport Council International (ACI)-North America/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition, this year celebrating the organization’s 25th Anniversary, and graciously hosted by Aéroports de Montréal.

One week remains until the ACI-NA/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition, the year’s premier "by airports, for airports" event; ACI press conference to be held on first day of the event - Sep 19, 2016

Montréal, 19 September 2016 – The Airport Council International (ACI)-North America (NA)/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition, this year celebrating the organization’s 25th Anniversary, and graciously hosted by Aéroports de Montréal, is just days away. From 26–28 September, industry leaders from around the world will gather for an informative conference centered on charting the course for a safe, secure, sustainable and economically viable future for the world’s airports, and a leading-edge exhibition featuring the latest innovations from product and service providers.

Passenger traffic reported strong growth in July; air freight volumes remained sluggish - Sep 15, 2016

Montréal, 15 September 2016 – Global passenger traffic grew 5.4% in July 2016 and 5.8% in the first seven months of the year. Major commercial airports reported a robust increase of 7.4% in international passenger traffic and a modest 3.8% growth rate in domestic passenger traffic. Air freight markets were left behind with 1.9% growth in total freight during the month of July. An optimistic 3.9% growth in international freight was counterbalanced by a 2.7% decline in domestic air freight volumes.

Montréal, 15 September 2016– Global passenger traffic grew 5.4% in July 2016 and 5.8% in the first seven months of the year. Major commercial airports reported a robust increase of 7.4% in international passenger traffic and a modest 3.8% growth rate in domestic passenger traffic. Air freight markets were left behind with 1.9% growth in total freight during the month of July.An optimistic 3.9% growth in international freight was counterbalanced by a 2.7% decline in domestic air freight volumes.