News

Airports Urge Congress to Provide Resources Needed to Deal with Unprecedented COVID-19 Challenges

WASHINGTON – Today, Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) and the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) urged Congress to provide America’s airports with the resources needed to deal […]

Airports Council Calls for an Extension to the REAL ID Deadline

CEO Says an Extension is Necessary to Avoid Significant Travel Disruptions   WASHINGTON – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA), the trade association representing commercial service airports in the […]

Independent Research Highlights the Need to Increase the PFC

It’s no secret that America’s airports are in dire need of infrastructure upgrades. And now, new independent research mandated by Congress confirms the best way to fix America’s airports is […]

Press Releases

Airports Council Welcomes ICAO Restart Recommendations

Airports Council today welcomed recommendations put forward by the International Civil Aviation Organization’s Council Aviation Recovery Task Force as air travel begins to resume following the coronavirus (COVID-19) health pandemic.

Airports Council Urges U.S. Government to Require Facial Coverings in Passenger Terminals

Airports Council today announced that it is urging the U.S. government to adopt guidelines for the use of facial coverings by all individuals in the public areas of passenger airport terminals.

Airports Commend TSA for COVID-19 Safety Measure

ACI-NA President and CEO Kevin M. Burke today welcomed the announcement by TSA Administrator David P. Pekoske requiring Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) to wear facial protection when performing screening operations.

Airports Council Statement on CARES Act Grants

ACI-NA President and CEO Kevin M. Burke today released the following statement regarding new information on how the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will administer the $10 billion in grants for airports provided in the CARES Act.

American Airports Applaud President, Congress for Swift Passage of CARES ACT

ACI-NA today applauded the passage of The CARES Act – the U.S. economic stimulus package coming in response to the COVID-19 global health pandemic.

Airports Encouraged by REAL ID Extension

ACI-NA President and CEO Kevin M. Burke released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a twelve-month delay in the implementation of REAL ID travel identification requirements, until October 1, 2021.

Resources

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 [...]

Alabama Airports are Terminally Challenged

Just like airports across the country, Alabama airports face unprecedented infrastructure challenges that threaten their ability to remain competitive and globally connected. Maxed Out Airports When the Passenger Facility Charge [...]

Alaska Airports are Terminally Challenged

Just like airports across the country, Alaska airports face unprecedented infrastructure challenges that threaten their ability to remain competitive and globally connected. Maxed Out Airports When the Passenger Facility Charge [...]

Arizona Airports are Terminally Challenged

Just like airports across the country, Arizona airports face unprecedented infrastructure challenges that threaten their ability to remain competitive and globally connected. Maxed Out Airports When the Passenger Facility Charge [...]