ACI EUROPE Activities

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.

“Developing sustainable airports, secure airports, safe airports…successful airports” – ACI Airport Exchange 2018

“Developing sustainable airports, secure airports, safe airports…successful airports” – ACI Airport Exchange 2018

The 12th ACI Airport Exchange, jointly staged by ACI EUROPE and ACI Asia-Pacific, and hosted by Avinor Oslo Airport, took place in Oslo last week, 27-29 November. More than 1,200 industry leaders got together to exchange strategies on “Developing sustainable airports, secure airports, safe airports…successful airports”. Report by Marta Dimitrova.

Global climate action by airports up 25% in the past year

Global climate action by airports up 25% in the past year

At last week’s Global Sustainable Aviation Summit in Geneva, Airports Council International provided an update on the latest developments among the community of 246 airports currently in the global carbon management standard, Airport Carbon Accreditation.

Staying ahead of the curve

Staying ahead of the curve

To help airports to keep up to date with new passenger trends and to continue to excel in their services offer, ACI EUROPE developed a second edition of its hugely successful Guidelines for Passenger Services at European Airports. So what are the key concepts your airport should be exploring to take its passenger services to the next level? Inês Rebelo reports.

Stepping up action against an evil trade

Stepping up action against an evil trade

Aviation is a great enabler of connections between people and businesses across the globe. On the flip side, human traffickers take advantage of the ease and speed of this growing connectivity, travelling by air being their most commonly used mode of transport. During the summer, airports & airlines launched a campaign to highlight the issue and the steps that need to be taken to address it. Agata Lyznik reports.