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Europe’s Airport Passenger Traffic in Downward Spiral in January-June

Passenger traffic at Europe’s airports during the first half of 2021 shows a downward spiral year on year (-76.9%), according to data of ACI Europe.

ACI Europe Calls for EU to Follow UK’s Example and Plan for Travel Restart

ACI Europe Director General Olivier Jankovec has called for the EU to follow the example of the UK and begin planning for the restart of international travel.

Air Travel in Systemic Collapse with Nearly 7,000 Routes Lost, Says ACI Europe

ACI Europe and the European Travel Commission (ETC) are urging the EU to come up with more flexible state aid rules to provide assistance to airports and support air connectivity.

Airlines, Airports Call on EU to Align with Sector’s Slot Use Proposals

Europe’s airlines and airports are highly concerned by the European Commission’s proposal to amend the airport slot regulation.

Travel and Aviation Bodies Call for Quarantine-free Journeys

In view of the holiday season, global travel and aviation bodies are calling on EU governments to lift quarantine measures and restore travel.

Passenger Traffic Down by 81% at European Airports

Passenger traffic at European airports has decreased by 81 percent as a result of quarantine-based travel restrictions, ACI Europe said.

Covid-19: Athens Airport was Resilient in Q3, says ACI Europe Report

Athens Airport managed to show signs of resilience in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic achieving a smaller third quarter (Q3) decline compared to other airports in the region.

ACI Calls for EU Recovery Plan for Airports

ACI Europe is calling for an EU Recovery Framework for Aviation and for governments to provide the requisite funding to support airports.

Almost 200 European Airports May Face Insolvency Due to Crisis in Air Travel

Almost 200 airports may face insolvency in the coming months if passenger traffic does not start to recover by year end, according to ACI Europe.

Europe’s Airlines and Airports Urge EU to Extend Waiver of Slot Use Rules

Europe’s airlines and airports are calling for the European Commission to extend the suspension of EU regulations on airport slots and grant a full winter season waiver.

Guidelines for Airports to Offer Healthy Passenger Experience Released

ACI Europe has released its Guidelines for a Healthy Passenger Experience at Airports to support a safe and coordinated restart in aviation.

Passengers Through Europe’s Airports Down by 106m in March due to Covid-19

Europe’s airports lost 106 million passengers in March due to the Covid-19 outbreak, according to figures released by ACI Europe.

World’s Airports Seek Golden Ratio Between Growth and Sustainability

The golden ratio between growth and sustainability in the operation of airports, was analyzed during the 6th ACES – Athens 2018 Symposium held in the Greek capital.

ACI Europe: Athens Airport Dynamic Strong in August

Athens International Airport is maintaining a strong dynamic in terms of passenger traffic, which was up by 13.4 percent in August, according to European airport trade association ACI Europe.

ACI: First Half Traffic Through Europe Airports Up by 6.7%

Europe’s airports welcomed increased traffic in the first half of 2018 up by 6.7 percent with Athens International Airport (AIA) stronger by 11.4 percent.

European Airports Welcome 9% More Passengers in H1

The number of passengers going through European airports increased by 9 percent in the first half of the year, according to airport trade body ACI Europe.

AIA Becomes the First Carbon Neutral Airport in Greece

Athens International Airport (AIA) has become the first airport in Greece to be classified as "carbon neutral".

Europe’s Airports Call for EU and UK Aviation Markets to Remain Integrated

Taking note of the results of the UK referendum on EU membership, European airport trade body, ACI EUROPE, has called for the EU and UK aviation markets to remain fully integrated in the future – to safeguard and promote vital air connectivity for consumers as well as continued...

European Airport Industry Comes to Athens for 26th ACI Europe General Assembly

The European airport industry will gather in Athens during June 20-22 for the 26th ACI Europe General Assembly, Congress & Exhibition hosted by Athens International Airport (AIA).

Athens Airport Hosts Third ACES Event for Aviation Family

More than 140 top executives from air transport, the financial sector and the tourism industry attended the 3rd Airport Chief Executives’ Symposium (ACES – Athens) last week, an Athens International Airport (AIA) initiative hosted in the Greek capital annually.
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