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Message from the Director General

Message from Angela Gittens Director General, ACI World Airport networks — safe, efficient and cost-effective airport management Countries look to their airport system to create value, delivering GDP growth and jobs. Some States opt for single-airport operators to manage these functions while others have designated one or more airport operators to manage a network or networks of airports composed of large, medium-sized and small, regional, airports. ACI’s data reveals that about one in three States have selected a network approach in developing and operating airports, with 48% of all airports in the world, representing 30% of global traffic, being part of a national or sub-national airport network. The Latin America-Caribbean (LAC) region is a perfect illustration of the relevance and importance of airport networks. An estimated 270 airports in LAC are part of national or sub-national networks, the majority of which are in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and Colombia. Approximately 82% of all LAC airports, generating 54% of the Region’s total passenger volume, are in networks. 6

ACI World Report - May 2017  

News and events from the voice of the world's airports

ACI World Report - May 2017  

News and events from the voice of the world's airports