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Airlines, airports gear up for cautious re-openings

A special TMI round-up compiled by Lois Pasternak   Airports and airlines in some major countries are getting ready to emerge from lockdown, even as the world reached the unimaginable milestone of 5 million confirmed cases this week. More than 328,000 people have died to date and the real number is likely much higher. The […]

ACI predicts global airport business could lose half its value and passengers in 2020 as impact of COVID-19 on airport industry escalates

Airports Council International (ACI) World has released updated modeling showing the worsening economic impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the global airport industry. The forecasts now predict prolonged – and more widespread – traffic and revenue losses for airports across all regions. ACI World estimates a loss of more than two billion passengers […]

ACI: Global passenger traffic continues to moderate in 2019; North America best-performing major market

Airports Council International (ACI) World reports that global passenger traffic grew by +2.3% in October, slightly less than the +2.6% rate recorded in September. The figure remained in line with the moderation pattern observed since June, when growth rates for the industry began hovering between +2% and +3%. Year-to-date growth was recorded at +3% with […]

Martin Eurnekian heads ACI World Governing Board

Airports Council International (ACI) World has announced that Martín Eurnekian is the new Chair of the ACI World Governing Board. Eurnekian is the CEO of Corporación América Airports and President of Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 and just ended his term as President of the ACI Latin America-Caribbean Region. He has been Vice-Chair of the ACI World […]

ACI-NA: U.S. Airport Infrastructure Needs Near $100 Billion

Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) President and CEO Kevin M. Burke has called for immediate action to improve U.S. airport infrastructure following the release of a “D” rating for the state of America’s aviation infrastructure by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), on March 9. Burke’s call to action comes just two […]

Martin Eurnekian takes top post at ACI-LAC

  Martin Eurnekian, executive director of Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 (AA2000) and its holding company Corporacion America, was unanimously elected as the new chairman of ACI – LAC (Airports Council International – Latin American & Caribbean) at the council’s 25th annual conference held last week in Brasilia. ACI-LAC is the airport association that represents more than 260 […]

ACI: airport industry shows greater reliance on pax-related revenues

Airport revenues experienced strong growth in financial year 2014, reports Airports Council International (ACI) in the 20th edition of the Airport Economics Report and Key Performance Indicators released this past week. Although financial performance varied by region, industry revenues as a whole grew by 8.2% from 2013, reaching over US$142 billion in 2014. Revenues from commercial and non-operating […]

ACI: passenger traffic grows by +6% over eleven months

Global passenger traffic has risen by 6.2% in the January-November period compared to the previous year at the world’s major airports, according to the latest figures from Airports Council International (ACI). Passenger traffic in November alone increased by 6.3% year over year. International traffic rose by 6.1% and domestic traffic was up 6.5% for the […]

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