The Air Cargo Committee is committed to advancing the industry’s understanding and knowledge of air cargo economics and practices. Its focus is to assist airport operators in the management of existing air cargo resources, maximization of potential air cargo opportunities and the enhancement of air cargo revenues, in addition to providing a forum to discuss cargo-related security issues and developing concerns in the air cargo industry.

Resources

  • Preliminary North American 2020 Cargo Data – preliminary cargo statistics, by airport, showing that air cargo was less impacted by COVID 19, with volumes decreasing by only 8.9%, to an estimated 109 million metric tons in 2020.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Briefing – prepared by the Industry Issues Working Group in November 2020, this briefing paper discusses the substantial role of air cargo in the mass delivery of billions of vaccine doses and supporting medical equipment in response to COVID 19.
  • E-Commerce At Airports – What Airport Managers Need to Know – prepared in November 2020, this briefing paper provides information on how airport operations, facilities, and infrastructure could be affected by E-commerce.
  • Air Cargo Guide – prepared in September 2019, this document is intended to provide general, practical information to airport officials and others involved in air cargo development.
  • Air Cargo Revenues and Fees Report – prepared in February 2019, this report contains survey data from airports in the United States and Canada on financial policies related to cargo.

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Leadership

Chair
Adam Rod
Assistant Commissioner – Cargo Operations and Development
Chicago Department of Aviation

Committee Secretary
Debby McElroy
(202) 861-8090

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Events

Press Releases

Airports Council Congratulates Griffin on FAA Associate Administrator Appointment

Griffin will be responsible for overseeing airport grants and all programs related to airport safety.

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.

Airports Council Supports President Biden’s Plan for $25 Billion in Infrastructure Funding for Airports

ACI-NA today released the following statement in response to President Biden’s American Jobs Plan, which would provide $25 billion in funding to support America’s airport infrastructure.

ACI-NA Commentary on Air Cargo

Looking Forward One Year In

By Kevin M. Burke, President and CEO, ACI-NA Now at the one-year milestone of widespread travel and local restrictions to help stop the spread of COVID-19, we are reminded that […]

Americans Are Starting to Fly Again

States around the country are taking their first steps to safely reopen our economy and to start rebuilding a sense of normal life. This Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial [...]

Members of Congress Announce Framework for Infrastructure Bill That Includes a PFC Increase

Last week, ACI-NA welcomed the news of an infrastructure investment framework – called the “Moving Forward Framework” – which was announced by a group of Members of Congress, led by […]

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