Emanuele Calà, Head of Innovation and Quality at Aeroporti di Roma, details the passenger-focused approach that has taken a pivotal role during the pandemic, and the use of real time data at different points in the airport journey to truly capture passenger mood.
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The proposal outlines the need for European Union States to issue common, interoperable and mutually-recognised certificates for COVID-19 vaccination and testing in order to facilitate the restart of travel.
With many European airports unable to access EU RRF financing, ACI Europe has called on the European Commission to immediately revise State Aid Guidelines to permit funding.
In the most recent instalment of International Airport Review’s exclusive series, Marius Gelžinis, CEO of Lithuanian Airports, is optimistic of the sector’s recovery post-COVID-19 as he evaluates the balance of passengers’ needs and desire to travel, while keeping safety as the highest priority.
More than 836 million passengers were lost by regional European airports in 2020, prompting ACI Europe to call for a more supportive EU policy framework.
The Airport Carbon Accreditation programme - the global carbon standard for airports led by Airports Council International - has extended its framework to include two new, more ambitious levels. Marina Bylinsky, Head of Sustainability at ACI EUROPE, thinks that, despite the pandemic, airports are more willing than ever to step…
More than 280 individual measures under Munich Airport's carbon-neutral by 2030 target have already been implemented successfully.
Following Istanbul Airport's efforts to reduce its carbon footprint and continue operations in line its sustainability principles, ACI Europe has awarded the airport with Level 1 of the ACA programme.
With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to drastically impact the aviation industry, final Full Year 2020 results from ACI Europe highlight the extent of the current damage to European airports.
The interim report outlines that 34 airports became first-time accredited and another 31 progressed to a higher level in the ACI Airport Carbon Accreditation programme during 2020, contributing to the further decarbonisation of the aviation industry.
Munich Airport fully met the strict requirements of the ACI accreditation, so passengers can now be sure about the quality of health and safety precautions at the airport.
With the risk of the industry facing irreversible damage growing ever more likely, European aviation and tourism organisations have called for better and more effective financial support.
ACI World's Airport Health Measures Audit Programme, which two of Rome's major airports have now completed, is designed to offer additional reassurance to passengers when travelling amidst COVID-19.
Berlin Brandenburg Airport Willy Brandt is first German airport to receive ACI Airport Health Accreditation
The ACI Airport Health Accreditation, along with certification by Deutsches Hygienezertifikat guarantee a highly safe experience for passengers using Terminals 1 and 5 of the new airport.
The European Commission's strategy reinforces the sector’s existing commitments towards a sustainable post-crisis future, including reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.