18-Jun-2012 10:58 AM

ICAO and ACI collaborate to enhance safety standards at airports

ICAO and Airports Council International (ACI) signed (15-Jun-2012) a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) to provide a framework to jointly pursue the highest possible levels of safety at airports worldwide. Objectives of the MoC include:

  • Supporting the development of the ACI Airport Excellence (APEX) in safety programme, designed to help airports worldwide to identify and address safety vulnerabilities;
  • Joint technical assistance projects;
  • The regular exchange of safety-relevant information and data and by providing mutual access to databases;
  • Exchanging experts and providing training; and
  • Promoting regional cooperation. [more - original PR]