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Who We Are

Who are we?

ACI Asia-Pacific, one of the five regions of the Airports Council International (ACI) and incorporated in Canada, is based in Hong Kong and represents 117 members operating 604 airports in 49 countries/ territories in Asia-Pacific and the Middle-East. As the only global trade association of world’s airports, ACI


  • Represents airports’ interest with governments and international organizations,
  • Develops standards, policies and recommended practice for airports,
  • Provides information and training opportunities to raise standards around the world,
  • Is a community network platform for industry stakeholders.


In 2019, ACI Asia-Pacific airports handled 3.8 billion passengers and 55.8 million tonnes of cargo.




Major Milestones


Airport Operators Council International (AOCI) and International Civil Airports Association (ICAA) merged to form Airports Council International (ACI), headquartered in Geneva and comprising of six regional offices (Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and Caribbean, North America, and Pacific)


ACI Pacific Regional Office relocated from Vancouver to Hong Kong


Commenced the talks of merging Asia and Pacific regions


ACI Asia and ACI Pacific merged to form ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Office

1st ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Conference, Hong Kong


Introduced Airport Service Coordinator Program to enhance communication with airport members

Inaugurated the Regional Aviation Security Committee (RASC)

1st ACI Asia-Pacific magazine published


Inaugurated the Regional Operational Safety Committee (ROSC)

Inaugurated the Regional HR Committee


Launched Small Airports Program Financial Assistance for Training (renamed to Small Airports Assistance Program in 2017)

Launched ACI Asia-Pacific Young Executive Awards to recognize outstanding airport talents

Regionalized the World Business Partners (WBP) program


Inaugurated Small Airports Network

1st Airport Tour for World Business Partners (WBP)

Launched the Green Airports Recognition Award to recognize airports’ outstanding achievements in environmental projects

Launched Airport Carbon Accreditation in Asia-Pacific


Inaugurated the Regional Environment Committee (REC)

Launched HR Excellence Recognition to recognize outstanding achievements in airports' HR management


10th anniversary of ACI Asia-Pacific Regional Office

Inaugurated the Regional Economics Committee (RECC)