ACI EUROPE Activities

“Adapt or die”: full report on the ACI EUROPE Airport Commercial & Retail Conference & Exhibition 2019

“Adapt or die”: full report on the ACI EUROPE Airport Commercial & Retail Conference & Exhibition 2019

The 28th ACI EUROPE Airport Commercial & Retail Conference & Exhibition, hosted by Isavia, took place on 18-20 March 2019. The theme of this year’s event was Adapt or die: “It is not the strongest species that survive, but the ones most responsive to change” (Charles Darwin).

ACI EUROPE gathers key aviation stakeholders and representatives from the EU institutions in the European Parliament

ACI EUROPE gathers key aviation stakeholders and representatives from the EU institutions in the European Parliament

The traditional ACI EUROPE New Year’s Reception in the European Parliament brought together over 150 representatives from the EU institutions and the aviation industry on 22 January. Report by Inês Rebelo

Yes, they can: Women leading European airports

Yes, they can: Women leading European airports

Almost 10% of women are on top management positions among 500 member airports of ACI EUROPE. Although this is not yet the ideal proportion, there are good examples that show that the European airport industry is taking steps to promote the ascendancy of women leaders. Inês Rebelo reports.

No small hub-bub: Global hub competition

No small hub-bub: Global hub competition

Back in the day, running a hub airport meant doing everything you could to ensure the health of your home carrier. Gradually, it became about doing that, while attracting a broader mix of airlines and air services and of course passengers. It’s still about those things. But increasingly, CEOs have to worry about competition from other hubs too. Report by Elliot Bailey.

European air passenger traffic up 6.1% in 2018

European air passenger traffic up 6.1% in 2018

ACI EUROPE has released its traffic report for December, Q4, H2 and Full Year 2018. Passenger traffic across the European airport network grew by +6.1% last year, bringing the total number of passengers using Europe’s airports to a new record of 2.34 billion.