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ULMA Handling Systems joins ACI-LAC as a new World Business Partner

Panama, November 17, 2021 – Airports Council International for Latin America and the Caribbean (ACI-LAC) would like to welcome its new World Business Partner, ULMA Handling Systems, a company that designs and develops integrated baggage handling system solutions (Baggage Handling Systems).

ACI-LAC welcomes AERTEC as new World Business Partner

Panama, November 15, 2021 – Airports Council International – Latin America and the Caribbean (ACI-LAC) welcomes AERTEC Solutions, an aeronautical technology company, as a new Regular World Business Partner.

Pottinger Safety becomes an ACI-LAC World Business Partner

Airports Council International – Latin America and Caribbean (ACI LAC) welcomes Pottinger Safety, an aviation consulting company, as a new World Business Partner.

Latin America and Caribbean flying returns to 76% of 2019 levels

Flight capacity has returned to 76% of pre-pandemic levels for Latin America and the Caribbean, according to a new, special report released today by Airports Council International Latin America and the Caribbean (ACI-LAC) and Cirium, the aviation data company. Approximately 74% of the capacity is domestic flying and 26% is international.

ACI-LAC welcome Smart Airport Systems as new Affiliate member

Airport International Council – Latin America and Caribbean (ACI-LAC) welcomes Smart Airport Systems (SAS), an Alvest Group Company that provide sustainable solutions for aviation industry, as a new Affiliate member in the region.

El Dorado Airport affirms its commitment to wildlife protection

El Dorado Airport in Bogota, Colombia has signed the Buckingham Palace Declaration, becoming the first airport in Colombia and the third airport in the region to demonstrate its commitment on protecting wildlife from illegal trade and transport.

GAP the first airport group in the world to re-accredit all its airports with AHA

Airports Council International Latin America and the Caribbean would like to congratulate Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico (GAP) for being the first airport group in the world to re-accredit its 14 airports with ACI’s Airport Health Accreditation (AHA) certification.

ACI-LAC welcomes Zurich Airport Brasil as a new airport member

Airports Council International Latin America and the Caribbean (ACI-LAC) welcomes Macaé Airport and Vitoria Airport, as a new airport member.

Carriel Sur International Airport Receives Airport Health Accreditation (AHA)

Airports Council International – Latin America and the Caribbean (ACI-LAC) announces that Chile’s Carriel Sur International Airport (CCP) has received certification from the Airport Health Accreditation (AHA) program, which evaluates how aligned they are with the health protocols proposed by the ACI Business Restart and Recover guidelines and that they are aligned with the recommendations of the Aviation Recovery Task Force (CART) of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

The impact of C19 on the airport business and the path to recovery

Airports Council International (ACI) World has published its seventh quarterly assessment analysing the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, its effects on the global airport business, and the path to recovery.

ACI World reveals capital expenditure needs for recovery and long term growth

New Airports Council International (ACI) World forecasts for the global airport sector show that approximately .4 trillion (figures in US Dollars) in airport total capital investments will be needed to address the long-term trend in passenger demand to 2040.

ACI extends global Airport Health Accreditation programme

Airports Council International (ACI) World has extended its Airport Health Accreditation programme which assists airports to demonstrate to passengers, regulators, and governments that they are prioritizing health and safety in a measurable, established manner.

Net zero by 2050: ACI sets global long term carbon goal for airports

Airports Council International (ACI) World and the five ACI regions – in collaboration with members – have created a long-term carbon goal for their member airports: “ACI member airports at a global level commit to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and urge governments to provide the necessary support in this endeavor.”

ACI-LAC urges governments to replace quarantine requirements with testing and contact tracing protocols

Airports Council International Latin America and the Caribbean (ACI-LAC) is urging governments to replace quarantine requirements with testing and contact tracing protocols to ensure the sector’s survival amid a worsening situation for airports in Latin America and the Caribbean. The latest preliminary forecast figures show that the region will lose 61% passenger volume by the end of 2020.

Los Cabos Airport second in the world to achieve ACI Airport Health Accreditation (AHA)

Airports Council International (ACI) have announced today that Los Cabos International Airport is the second in the world and the first in Latin American and Caribbean to be accredited in the ACI Airport Health Accreditation (AHA) programme.

Joint industry position on the restart of aviation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Over the past weeks, ACI-LAC and IATA have come together to secure alignment between airlines and airports, with the aim of jointly engaging and supporting institutional stakeholders in the challenging endeavor of restarting the aviation industry.