Airports Council International News
Top 20 busiest airports confirmed by Airports Council
Airports Council International World has published its annual World Airport Traffic Dataset for global air traffic rankings for 2021. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta topped the passenger charts, followed by Dallas Forth Worth and Denver. Hong Kong was the world’s busiest cargo hub.
IATA joins with ACI for latest aviation appeal
The organisations argue systematic testing should be introduced to prevent the collapse of the aviation industry. There have also been calls for further non-debt generating financial support.
O’Brian to head Airports Council International in Latin America
Members of the Airports Council International - Latin America and Caribbean general assembly have unanimously voted to elect Andrew O’Brian, chief executive of Corporación Quiport, as president of the organisation for a two-year term.
Global aviation traffic continues steady ascent, ACI figures reveal
Airports Council International World has reported global passenger traffic growth remained strong in April, with a 6.1 per cent increase on a year-over-year basis.
Eurocontrol chief warns of millions of grounded passengers by 2040
The director general of Eurocontrol has addressed the capacity challenges faced by European aviation in 2018 and in the future, arguing capacity constrains could see passengers grounded in the near future.
ACI World encourages government openness toward airport privatisation
Airports Council International World has launched a new policy brief on airport privatisation and funding at a time when critical investment decisions are being taken by airports around the world.
Global passenger traffic bounces back in February
Airports Council International World has reported global passenger traffic grew by 6.6 per cent in February on a year-on-year basis. This growth is in line with the 12-month rolling average of global growth which has also been recorded as 6.6 per cent.
ACI: Atlanta-Hartsfield-Jackson holds on to top spot
Airports Council International has announced statistics for 2016, revealing traffic at the world’s 20 busiest air passenger hubs grew 4.7 per cent in 2016. The top spot for the world’s busiest airport is unchanged, with Atlanta-Hartsfield-Jackson holding on and boasting over 104 million passengers.
Beijing Airport moves into second place
Beijing Capital International Airport has replaced London Heathrow Airport as the second busiest in the world according to the Airports Council International. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport – which saw traffic increase 1.5 per cent in 2010 – remains the busiest.