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 spread of COVID-19. Airports continue to take aggressive steps to protect everyone traveling through their facilities and their employees.

As governments and industries around the world begin to develop guidelines for the recovery and resumption of air service following the COVID-19 pandemic, they are considering an array of new measures for implementation at airports. As key stakeholders, North American airports should provide input, guidance, and leadership in developing measures that help to ensure consistency. ACI-NA committees are discussing ideas for short and long term recovery recommendations relevant to their missions. In order to ensure coordination and collaboration among these various committees, ACI-NA established a Airport Industry Recovery Advisory Panel.  This resource page is being made available to ACI-NA members and the broader industry to assist in recovery.

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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.

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