COVID-19: Statements, facts and figures

ACI EUROPE OFF THE GROUND Recovery Plan: Guidelines and Policy Documents


OFF THE GROUND Working Paper - Call for support measures to help airports bring employees back to work

OFF THE GROUND Working Paper - Calling airport employees back to work



OFF THE GROUND Working Paper  -  State Aid

OFF THE GROUND Working Paper  -  Ground Handling

OFF THE GROUND Guidance Document - Safety & Airside Operations

OFF THE GROUND Guidance Document - Scheduling & Capacity



OFF THE GROUND Working Paper  -  Market Access - Slot Returns

OFF THE GROUND Working Paper  -  Ensuring liquidity for airports during the COVID-19 crisis 

OFF THE GROUND Working Paper - Pricing of aeronautical services during the recovery



OFF THE GROUND Working Paper - Market Access - Airline Ownership & Control

OFF THE GROUND Working Paper - Market Access - Traffic rights

OFF THE GROUND Working Paper - Market Access - Handling of Airline Slots in case of Bankruptcy 



ACI EUROPE Press Releases, Statements & Letters

20/05/2020 Airports welcome new European Health Safety Protocol

13/05/2020 Airlines and airports welcome EC guidelines as encouraging step towards recovery - urge Member States to follow through with co-ordinated approach

13/05/2020 European airports, transport workers and aviation suppliers call for urgent support in joint statement

12/05/2020 Airports warn of irreversible consequences to air connectivity, tourism and local economies

28/04/2020 Restoring air connectivity: the way forward

22/04/2020 Cross-industry statement: COVID-19 Crisis – We need a strong Europe

15/04/2020 Letter to IATA on co-operative approaches during and post COVID-19

09/04/2020 Unprecedented impact of pandemic on European airports clear as March passenger numbers are released

03/04/2020 Aviation Industry Joint Statement: Europe’s aviation industry is facing an unprecedented liquidity crisis

27/03/2020 ACI EUROPE statement on charges for the parking of aircraft at airports during the COVID-19 crisis

23/03/2020 Joint industry letter: Airport operators & service providers call for “urgent supporting measures” from European Commission & States

16/03/2020 Letter to EU Transport Ministers and the European Commission  COVID-19: Aviation Relief Programme

13/03/2020 Airports welcome EC slot waiver but urge Governments to rethink flight bans

10/03/2020 COVID-19 turning into crisis of unprecedented proportions for Europe’s airports

03/03/2020 STATEMENT on IATA’s requested suspension of slot rules due to the COVID-19 outbreak


Guidance & Recommendations

EASA & ECDC COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol

Safely Restarting Aviation: Joint IATA & ACI position

ACI World Advisory Bulletin: Transmission of Communicable Diseases

WHO recommendations for international traffic in relation to COVID-19 outbreak

ICAO: Aviation and COVID-19 - Q&A for airport operators

European Commission's leaflet on COVID-19 for general travelling public


Latest updates on the number of cases worldwide

WHO: Rolling updates on coronavirus disease

Outbreak monitoring on Worldometer

Johns Hopkins University interactive dashboard

Facts & Figures
In the media
24/03/2020 Airports lobby to join airlines in European bailout (The Financial Times)
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