Airport Council International ( Aci )

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Airports Council International (ACI) represents the airports around the world to maintain a certain level of standards in the entire system of airports under the organization. This council was organized on the early 1990s but it can be traced back all the way back to the early 1970s. As aviation became more accessible and popular, governments, airlines, airports and manufacturers decided that they needed to have a closer relationship, rather than to have three different organizations representing them. During the seventies the Airport Associations Coordinating Council was created. Many governments around the world supported this organization. The organization focused on industry policies and making sure all the associates were on the same page when it came to the recommended new policies. During the late 80s, the idea of creating another agency was proposed and came into effect in 1991, which is now known as Airports Council International. Today, ACIs mission is to have all 1,853 airports communicate and work collectively to promote excellence in airport management and operations. In addition, they have 592 members, in 173 countries. ACI communicates with all the airports, so they can all keep up with new policies and standards. The organization has also established some objectives to maintain and plan for the future of aviation. The main objective is to maintain the level of safety, security and low environmental impact globally. If all three are successfully achieved, it…
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