Europe’s Airports Report 9% Growth in H1

ACI EUROPE has published its Airport Traffic Report for June, Q2 and H1, including passengers, freight and aircraft movements. It shows passenger traffic growth of 9% during the first half of this year. The ACI EUROPE Airport Traffic Reports covers […]

These Are Europe’s Best Airports, According to Industry Experts

These are Europe’s best airports, according to industry experts. The 13th Annual ACI EUROPE Best Airport Awards were announced last night during the Gala Dinner of the 27th ACI EUROPE General Assembly, Congress & Exhibition. This years’ judging panel for […]

Europe’s Airports Side with Paris, Commit to 100 Carbon Neutral Airports by 2030

The European airport industry renewed its commitment to reducing airports’ impact on Climate change during the 27th ACI EUROPE Annual Congress in Paris, by announcing it was doubling its carbon neutrality target for 2030. During the COP21 climate negotiations in […]

ACI EUROPE President Talks Security, Electronics Ban, Brexit, Open Skies and Airport Charges

During the European airport industry’s Annual General Meeting taking place in Paris, Augustin de Romanet, President of ACI EUROPE and President & CEO of Groupe ADP (Aéroports de Paris S.A.) outlined the views of the industry on current challenges and […]

ACI EUROPE: Air Traffic Defies Geopolitics, LCC Growth Intensifies Competition

ACI EUROPE Reports from its Annual Assembly on Air Traffic defying geopolitics, revenue headwinds and intensifying competition. The 27th ACI EUROPE Annual Assembly & Congress takes place in Paris this week, hosted by Groupe ADP (Aéroports de Paris S.A.). This […]

EU Consumers Pay €2.1 Billion a Year Extra in Air Fares Due to Airport Crowding

Crowded airports are costing us money. A new research study by SEO Amsterdam Economics and Cranfield University finds that European consumers pay EUR 1 billion a year in additional air fares, as a result of capacity constraints at airports.

Oslo Airport Recognised as Europe’s Greenest

Airport association ACI EUROPE has announced the winners of its Best Airport awards, with Avinor’s Oslo Airport winning the Eco-Innovation Award from the independent Advisory Board of the carbon management program, Airport Carbon Accreditation.

“The judges were particularly impressed by the pioneering and innovative Oslo Airport’s project of setting up a regular supply of bio jetfuel to all the customer airlines, since January 2016, making it the first airport in the world to offer this service through the normal supply mechanism,” ACI EUROPE explains.

A Brexit Would Pose Greater Security Challenges to European Aviation, Say ACI EUROPE Leaders

Speaking at the 2016 ACI EUROPE Annual Congress and General Assembly in Athens on Tuesday, Augustin de Romanet, ACI EUROPE President and President & CEO of Aéroports de Paris SA/Groupe ADP, warned of additional challenges to risk-based security and intelligence sharing which a potential Brexit would pose.

Praising the European Union for not imposing systematic screening at the entrance of Europe’s airport terminals after the attacks on Brussels Airport, de Romanet said we need “more Europe, not less of it.”