News

Airports Council Calls for Re-Opening of U.S. – Canada Border

WASHINGTON – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) President and CEO Kevin Burke today sent a letter to the Secretaries of State, Commerce, and Transportation on the need to […]

Airports Council Joins Coalition Call for Safe Reopening of International Borders

Airports Council today joined a growing coalition of aviation, travel, and tourism industry organizations in sending a letter to U.S. President Joe Biden and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson calling for the safe reopening of one of the world’s most important aviation markets. 

Airports Council President and CEO on Fox News: “Airports have done everything possible”

ACI-NA President and CEO Kevin M. Burke had the opportunity to appear on Fox News and speak with John Roberts about the important steps airports have taken since the beginning of the pandemic to ensure the health and safety of the traveling public and airport workers.

Press Releases

Airports Council Welcomes Vaccine Sharing; Calls for Increased Coordination to Safely Re-Open International Borders

Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA), the trade association representing commercial service airports in the United States and Canada, today welcomed efforts by Pfizer to expand distribution of its vaccine to international partners around the world. ACI-NA also renewed its call for the industry and government partners to increase coordination and cooperation in hopes of resuming the flow of people and commerce once it is safe to do so.

Airports Council Applauds Extension of Biden Administration’s Mask Requirement for Travelers

Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) today released the following statement from President and CEO Kevin M. Burke in support of the announcement by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), extending the requirement that travelers wear masks during interstate travel, including when they are in airports, through September 13, 2021.

Airports Council Praises Biden Administration’s Continued Support for Modernizing Airport Infrastructure

“We appreciate President Biden’s continued support for modernizing America’s airport infrastructure. We are at the start of what will be a long post-pandemic recovery. Investing in infrastructure, including providing support for the $115 billion backlog of planned airport projects, will play a key role in rebuilding our economy and ensuring we are prepared for future innovations and challenges.”

Airports Council Applauds DHS Extension of REAL ID Implementation

Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) President and CEO Kevin M. Burke today applauded the announcement by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to extend the implementation of REAL ID requirements as the country continues its work to recover from the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. ACI-NA is the trade association representing commercial service airports in the United States and Canada.

Airports Council Welcomes Introduction of Legislation to Modernize Airport Infrastructure

Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) today released the following statement from President and CEO Kevin M. Burke in support of legislation introduced by Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Mark Amodei (R-NV) to fund much-needed airport infrastructure projects by increasing the cap on the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) for the first time in more than 20 years.

Airports Council Welcomes Updated CDC Travel Guidance

Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA), the trade association representing commercial service airports in the United States and Canada, today welcomed updated guidance put forward by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to ease travel restrictions for fully vaccinated passengers, including eliminating the need for fully vaccinated U.S. passengers to self-quarantine following international and domestic travel.

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 [...]