ACI EUROPE Activities

Will the new European Commission connect the dots?

Will the new European Commission connect the dots?

For many airports across Europe, the summer has been pretty good – with demand for air transport significantly outperforming wider economic conditions and airlines (cautiously) adding more capacity. The peak 61 days of July and August saw passenger traffic grow by 5.6%, while freight increased by 3.1%.

€10,000 donation to ACI Africa Scholarship on occasion of  Ad Rutten’s retirement

€10,000 donation to ACI Africa Scholarship on occasion of Ad Rutten’s retirement

On the occasion of the retirement of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol COO Ad Rutten there was quite a turnout. Mr Rutten featured regularly in airport news, not least during his two-year tenure as President of ACI EUROPE. He began his airport career working in the police force at Schiphol, moved to KLM and other partners on the airport site, eventually moving to Schiphol Group. 

New Innsbruck MD focused on infrastructure projects

New Innsbruck MD focused on infrastructure projects

Marco Pernetta was appointed Managing Director of Innsbruck Airport in April, continuing his career with the airport, where he has been a Member of the Executive Board since 2005.

Back to the Future?

Back to the Future?

As we are preparing to assemble in Frankfurt for our 24th Annual Congress & General Assembly, trading conditions have continued to improve markedly since the beginning of the year.

Aligning regulation & market reality

2014 is off to a pretty good start with more than 80% of Europe’s airports registering passenger growth – our best performance in more than 2 years.