ACI-LAC Airport Traffic to August and 2020 Projections
The passenger traffic in August 2020 at airports in Latin America and the Caribbean was 75.8% below the same month in 2019. The cumulative traffic from the beginning of 2020 (January-August) was 58.3% lower than the corresponding period the previous year.
IATA, ACI-LAC and ALTA Call for Coordinated Approach by Latin American and Caribbean Governments to Reopen Air Transport
The airlines and airports in Latin America and the Caribbean are calling on governments across the region to better align their responses to the COVID-19 crisis, in order to avoid any further delay in the resumption of air transport across the continent. This includes minimizing quarantine requirements for travelers, allowing for an economic recovery of the aviation and tourism value-chain. This would also provide peace of mind to travelers and restore mobility to citizens who want to travel for varying reasons.
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.
ACI-LAC signed a MoU with BASE to collaborate in the adoption of energy efficient and clean cooling technologies for airports
Airports Council International for Latin America and the Caribbean (ACI-LAC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy (BASE) to collaborate on supporting airports in implementing Cooling as a Service (CaaS) to accelerate the adoption of energy efficient and clean cooling technologies.
ACI launches accreditation programme to assess airport health measures
Accreditation is assessed against ICAO guidelines and aligned with those of ACI and EASA
Open Letter to Governments across Latin America & the Caribbean to quickly implement the ICAO’s global guidelines for restoring air connectivity
The aviation industry is currently facing the biggest challenge in its history. International aviation is effectively shut down in the effort to fight COVID-19 – with disastrous consequences for airlines, airports, travel and tourism organizations, and all businesses and citizens whose livelihoods depend on air transport. As lockdown measures are being eased around the globe, we must jointly tackle the challenging task of restarting air connectivity.