The Business Information Technology (BIT) Committee is a community of aviation industry professionals committed to advancing a business-driven technology agenda for North American airports.  The committee achieves its mission by lobbying on airports’ behalf on important technological issues, by sponsoring initiatives to develop groundbreaking airport technology-based service models and by working with members and partners to establish an industry-wide airport technology agenda.

The Committee facilitates education and experience sharing events for its members and it collaborates with other aviation industry bodies and partners, such as A4A, IATA and ICAO, to foster innovation across the sector. The Committee’s current agenda includes developing a standard biometrics solutions for U.S. airports, Airport API Digital Ecosystem, and collaboration with ACI World IT Task Forces.

Members prepare congressional testimony, respond to regulatory proposals and develop national and international policies for airport operators. The committee is represented on industry and governmental communications and IT taskforces.

Leadership

Chair
Phillip Murray

Director, Information Technology
Southwest Florida International Airport

Committee Secretary
Aneil Patel
(202) 293-8500

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Press Releases

Airports Council Welcomes New Independent Research on Airport Infrastructure Investment

WASHINGTON – Airports Council International – North American (ACI-NA) today welcomed independent analysis calling for Congress to modernize the Passenger Facility Charge local user fee to spur much needed investment […]

AVL’s Lew Bleiweis Becomes Airports Council Chair

WASHINGTON – Following his election in September 2019, Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority Executive Director Lew S. Bleiweis, A.A.E., became Chair of Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) on […]

James C. Cherry Named 2019 Downes Award Recipient by Airports Council

TAMPA, FL – Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) announced that James (Jim) Cherry has been named the recipient of the 2019 Williams E. Downes, Jr. Memorial Award.  The Downes Award, […]

Events

ACI-NA Commentary on Business Information Technology

Scott Pelley to Keynote Airports Council Annual Conference

Meet our 2020 Annual Conference Keynote Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) this week revealed that Scott Pelley, the award-winning 60 Minutes correspondent and former CBS Evening News anchor […]

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 […]

LAX CEO: We Need to Bring the Passenger Facility Charge Back to its Original Buying Power

Last week, Los Angeles World Airports Chief Executive Officer Deborah Flint addressed the Washington Aero Club at a lunch event in Washington, D.C. In her speech, Flint described Los Angeles […]

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