News

Monette Pasher Appointed Interim President of the CAC

The Canadian Airports Council (CAC), a division of Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA), is pleased to announce the appointment of Monette Pasher as its interim president, effective January 24, 2022.

Airports Council Calls for 5G Deployment Delay

As a result of the Notices to Air Missions (NOTAMs) the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued last night, more than 100 airports and heliports within 46 of the largest metropolitan areas of the country will have their low visibility approach procedures closed due to potential radio frequency interference between 5G transmissions and radar altimeters.

Airports Council Joins Aviation Coalition to Warn of Travel Disruptions

ACI-NA today joined a broad coalition of airports, airlines, aircraft manufacturers, and other aviation stakeholders to call for a delay in expanding 5G technology nationwide. 

Press Releases

Airports Council Statement on Davidson Confirmation

U.S. airports are very concerned about the impacts that C-band 5G operations will have on travelers, shippers, and communities because of uncertainty about how new operations and flight restrictions might lead to widespread disruptions when C-band 5G operations commence.

Airports Council Statement on Airport Selection under 5G Deal

The list of airports put forward by the FAA is largely irrelevant because the entire aviation system is about to be adversely impacted by this poorly planned and coordinated expansion of 5G service in and around airports.

Airports Council Announces Staff Promotions

Among several staff announcements, Annie Russo has been named ACI-NA’s Chief Political and Congressional Strategy Officer, a new position for the organization. 

Kelowna International’s Sam Samaddar Becomes Chair of Airports Council

Samaddar was elected to the position in November 2021 and succeeds outgoing Chair Lew S. Bleiweis, A.A.E., Executive Director of the Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority.

Airports Council Calls for Delay in 5G Expansion

ACI-NA President and CEO Kevin M. Burke today called on the Biden Administration to take action to delay the expansion of 5G telecommunications capabilities set to take place on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.

Daniel-Robert Gooch to Depart Canadian Airports Council

As CAC President, Mr. Gooch oversaw operations of ACI-NA’s Canadian division, led Canadian government affairs and communications, and coordinated policy, legislative, and regulatory efforts to effectively advance the airport industry within Canada.

Resources

Mitigating COVID-19 Transmission Risks through Modifications to Existing HVAC Systems

Publish Date: August 12, 2020 Improving airport facility indoor environments to reduce the spread of disease can support the health of Airport passengers and employees and reassure building occupants that [...]

Economic Impact of Coronavirus on Canada’s Airports

Based on preliminary assessments by the Airports Council International – North America, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will now significantly set back Canadian airports from previously forecasted stable growth prospects. A [...]

Airport Industry Recovery Advisory Panel Terms of Reference

Ensuring the health, safety, and security of the travelling public and airport workers is always an airport’s top priority. As such, North American airports responded quickly to help contain the [...]

Economic Impact of Coronavirus on U.S. Commercial Airports

Based on preliminary assessments by the Airports Council International – North America, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will now significantly set back U.S. airports from previously forecasted stable growth prospects. A [...]