Aruba Airport Authority to host ACI-LAC Airport Day 2023 on this day

Source: Aruba Airport Authority N.V. (AAA) Aruba Airport Authority N.V. (AAA) on behalf of Airports Council International of the Latin America & Caribbean region (ACI-LAC), is hosting the 1stofficial ACI-LAC Airport Day Aruba 2023 today. ACI-LAC represents the Latin America & Caribbean region of Airports Council International, the only worldwide professional association of airport operators. ACI-LAC represents over 270 airports in 34 countries and territories. ACI-LAC has a range of Global and Regional initiatives to assist members in raising standards and promoting professional excellence in airport management, operations, and customer service. ACI-LAC Airport Day is a one-day event for a specific airport or group of airports with a common interest and to reach a specific target audience and hosted at [...]

2023-09-11T22:34:53+03:00September 12th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News, ORGANISATIONS|

LAX Construction: Extended Runway 24R Closure

Source: ALPA *Not for navigational use* Beginning Saturday, September 9, 2023, Runway 6L/24R at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) will be closed for 120 days as Phase 3 of the North Airfield Exit Taxiway (NAET) project continues to move forward. The project will rehabilitate a sizable portion of pavement on Runway 6L/24R, reconstruct the first third of Runway 24L, and most notably construct four new exit taxiways (two for exiting Runway 24R and two for exiting Runway 6L). Construction activities and runway closures will create significant operational challenges for the foreseeable future. As a result of this construction, Runway 24L will be used for both departing and arriving aircraft during the closure of Runway 24R. Flight crews are encouraged to: [...]

2023-09-08T20:55:06+03:00September 8th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News|

Star Alliance Los Angeles Lounge Named North America’s Leading Airport Lounge at The World Travel Awards 2023

Source: Star Alliance Star Alliance's Los Angeles airport lounge has won the title of North America's Leading Airport Lounge for the fourth year running at the World Travel Awards 2023. The award was announced at the Caribbean & The Americas Gala Ceremony held on the picturesque island of Saint Lucia on August 26, 2023. Commenting on the win, Star Alliance CEO Theo Panagiotoulias said: "At Star Alliance, we are all about making air travel more stress-free and frictionless. Lounges play a vital role in enhancing the airport journey, and our Star Alliance LAX lounge has been at the front of the pack since it first opened. We are delighted that once again, it has been named one of the best [...]

2023-09-07T19:38:41+03:00September 7th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News, ORGANISATIONS|

Booming success of the global airport event dedicated to elevating customer and employee experience

Source: ACI World Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport announced as host of the 2024 ACI Customer Experience Global Summit The Airports Council International (ACI) annual Customer Experience Global Summit successfully concludes in Incheon, Republic of Korea, with key highlights for the global airport community and the world's passengers. This year's premier airport event dedicated to customer and employee experience was hosted by Incheon International Airport and had as its theme "Empowering the airport community for a customer-centric culture." Key highlights from the ACI Customer Experience Global Summit included: Over 500 delegates in attendance including government officials, airport and aviation executives, and customer experience experts. ASQ Training, Workshop, and Forum, including an executive workshop series by Luc Mayrand, Vice President Creative Portfolio Executive [...]

2023-09-07T20:11:46+03:00September 7th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News, ORGANISATIONS|

A newly formed partnership between Edmonton International Airport (YEG) and Edmonton Destination Marketing Hotels Ltd. (EDMH) will focus on enhancing air service development in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region

Source: YEG Air service development plays a key role in growing the visitor economy Edmonton International Airport (YEG) and Edmonton Destination Marketing Hotels Ltd. (EDMH) have formalized a partnership through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will focus on the attraction of new and existing airlines, adding seat capacity and/or new routes to Edmonton. Air service development plays a key role in growing the visitor economy with increased air passenger service to Edmonton and to EDMH member hotels. “The role that Edmonton International Airport (YEG) plays in growing Edmonton’s tourism industry is vital to our city and our province. Both organizations understand the benefit of the work each does, and how this relationship benefits the entire city. Edmonton Destination Marketing [...]

2023-09-05T20:13:34+03:00September 5th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News|

ACI Europe condemns decision to go ahead with capacity reduction at Schiphol

Source: ACI Europe ACI EUROPE today condemned the decision by the caretaker Dutch Government to pursue a capacity reduction at Amsterdam Schiphol airport to 452.500 aircraft movement as of Winter 2024, and also expressed concerns regarding the conditions under which a 'temporary' capacity reduction to 460.000 aircraft movement will be implemented as of Summer 2024. Olivier Jankovec, Director General of ACI EUROPE said: "The outcome of the Balanced Approach process for noise management conducted for the capacity reduction at Schiphol as of Winter 2024 - as duly required under EU law - is just not acceptable. Indeed, the caretaker Dutch Government has not sufficiently considered proposed alternative measures that would have allowed the stated noise mitigation targets to be achieved [...]

2023-09-04T03:59:23+03:00September 4th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News, ORGANISATIONS|

Busy Summer Travel Season continues at LAX through Labor Day Weekend with 1-million passengers projected to travel through the airport

Source: LAWA Guests encouraged to pre-book parking, use cell phone waiting lots to help with increased vehicle traffic Labor Day weekend is known to mark the end of the summer travel season, but at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) travel is not slowing down for the extended holiday weekend –more than 1 million passengers are projected to pass through the airport beginning Thursday, Aug. 31 through Monday, Sept. 4. “LAX has experienced a very busy summer travel season welcoming more passengers through our airport than we have seen since early 2020,” said Justin Erbacci, Chief Executive Officer, Los Angeles World Airports. “We reached a major milestone in June and July when our international passenger traffic surpassed 2 million guests each [...]

2023-09-01T20:17:09+03:00September 1st, 2023|AIRPORTS, News|

Cologne Bonn Airport switches to Neste MY Renewable Diesel in its entire diesel-powered ground fleet

Source: Neste Corporation Cologne Bonn Airport has switched to Neste MY Renewable Diesel™ in its diesel-powered ground fleet. Neste's renewable diesel (also known as HVO100) is made from 100 percent renewable raw materials, and it is in particular used for powering large and heavy vehicles such as the airport’s fire trucks, which are not easy to electrify. In total, switching to Neste MY Renewable Diesel will allow the airport to save almost 3,000 tons of greenhouse gas emissions (CO2e) annually compared to the use of fossil diesel. By using Neste MY Renewable Diesel, greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) are reduced by as much as 90%* over the life cycle of the fuel compared to fossil diesel. “The use of renewable fuel [...]

2023-08-30T20:17:18+03:00August 30th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News, SUPPLIERS|

Dakota Building receives Official Monument status and collectors coin is minted

Source: Aruba Airport Multiple dignitaries, representatives of the Aruba Airport Authority N.V. (Aruba Airport) and special invitees gathered at the historic Dakota Building on Bucutiweg for official ceremonies and festivities as part of the centennial aviation celebrations in Aruba. Amongst the special guests this evening were over a dozen pioneers and visionaries of Aruba’s aviation industry who were honored for their remarkable and invaluable contributions to the islands aviation journey. After showing the video ‘100 years of aviation in Aruba’, Aruba Airport‘s CEO Joost Meijs took to the stage for his speech, followed by speeches by the Minister of Tourism & Public Health, Dangui Oduber, President of the Central Bank of Aruba, Jane Semeleer, and Minister of Finance and Culture [...]

2023-08-25T14:03:20+03:00August 25th, 2023|AIRPORTS, News|

ACI-LAC congratulates Tocumen International Airport for its Aviation Quality and Safety Certification

Source: ACI-LAC Airports Council International Latin America and the Caribbean (ACI-LAC) congratulates Tocumen International Airport for obtaining the certification of quality and aeronautical safety granted by the Civil Aeronautical Authority of Panama. This certification is a testament to the work and dedication of the entire team and collaboration with national and international entities. This certification demonstrates the compliance of Tocumen and Panama with the regulations and highest international standards in safety and air operations. Dr. Rafael Echevarne, Director General of ACI-LAC, commented, "The certification of Tocumen International Airport is an outstanding example of the joint efforts to raise the safety and quality standards in aviation in our region. We congratulate the entire Tocumen team and the Civil Aviation Authority of [...]

2023-08-23T07:03:13+03:00August 23rd, 2023|AIRPORTS, News, ORGANISATIONS|