Policy Brief – Modernizing Global Policy Frameworks on Airport Charges: Ensuring the Efficient Use of Infrastructure for the Benefit of the Travelling Public
The Policy Brief considers the significantly altered competitive landscape that both the airport and airline industries have experienced over the last decades and especially, following the pandemic.
It presents key findings and puts forth a set of policy recommendations that seek to modernize the global policy frameworks on airport charges for the efficient use of infrastructure and the benefit of the travelling public and local communities. It emphasizes that airport charging policies be focused on market needs and signals and that the best way forward is through commercial agreements between airports and airlines. With a drastically changed competitive landscape, regulators have an important role in monitoring competition.
ACI World acknowledges the assistance of InterVISTAS Consulting Inc. and the support of Oman Airports Management Company, ACI Africa, ACI Latin America-Caribbean, and ACI North America in preparing this Policy Brief.