ACI-NA Welcomes SSP America as a Corporate Partner

January 28, 2019


WASHINGTON – Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) today announced that SSP America has become a corporate partner for the organization. ACI-NA’s corporate partnership program provides increased opportunities for ACI-NA business partner members to demonstrate thought leadership and innovation that enhances the passenger experience or improves efficiency in airport operations.

“SSP America is one of our industry’s foremost leaders in the food and beverage space,” said ACI-NA President and CEO Kevin M. Burke. “The company’s commitment to bringing local restaurants to North American airports offers passengers a true experience. We are pleased to partner with SSP America and look forward to working together to further enhance that essential passenger experience.”

“We value the important role ACI-NA plays as the voice of nearly 400 North American airports, and the organization’s efforts to build relationships and encourage cooperation to the betterment of passengers. We hope our support allows them, in part, to continue their critical work and look forward to a successful partnership for many years to come,” said SSP America Chief Executive Officer Michael Svagdis.

SSP America is a division of SSP Group, a global leader in the business of creating restaurants, bars, cafés and marches in environments where people are 1.5 a million passengers daily in over 33 countries.  Our operations span more than 2,600 outlets across 140 airports and 280 rail stations representing more than 500 of the world’s best brands. Learn more at .


About ACI-NA

Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) represents local, regional, and state governing bodies that own and operate commercial airports in the United States and Canada. ACI-NA member airports enplane more than 95 percent of the domestic and virtually all the international airline passenger and cargo traffic in North America. Approximately 380 aviation-related businesses are also members of ACI-NA, providing goods and services to airports. Collectively, U.S. airports support more than 11.5 million jobs and account for $1.4 trillion in economic activity – or more than seven percent of the total U.S. GDP. Canadian airports support 405,000 jobs and contribute C$35 billion to Canada’s GDP. Learn more at