Constructive, business dialogue between AAUCA representatives and participants of the event, organized by ACI Europe.
Traditionally, mahagement of ACI Europe annually in January invites all its participants (about 500 airports of Europe) to a festive New Year's Cocktail, which summarizes work of airports over the past year and discusses important issues of the upcoming.
This year's event was held at the European Parliament building in Brussels. By the invitation of ACI, AAUCA President P. Lypovenko and representative in the European countries O. Shyian took part in the event. Number of meetings with CEOs were held: ACI (European region) Dr. Michael Kerkloh, ACI (world) Ms. Angela Gittens, EASA Ansgar Sickert, airports of Germany, France, Poland, Romania, Norway, the Baltic States, Hungary, Bulgaria, etc.
It was pleasant to hear that President of ACI Europe in his congratulations mentioned Ukrainian airports, passenger traffic growth of which was 25%, and especially noted the Igor Sikorsky Kyiv International Airport and Danylo Halytsky International Airport Lviv, where over the past year the growth of passenger traffic was about 50%. 20 and 16 new destinations were opened correspondingly. All the attendees congratulated AAUCA representatives with such results of Ukrainian airports, as well as expressed wishes for further cooperation with AAUCA and airports of Ukraine.
P. Lypovenko and O. Shyian also visited the enterprise for the production of airfield fire trucks and rescue equipment - company "Kronenburg" in Netherlands, whose owners have expressed their desire to become a member of AAUCA.