09 Oct 2016


  • The appointment took place in the setting of the organization´s 25th Assembly.
  • This is a new show of confidence in the regional leadership of Corporación Quiport.
  • ACI-LAC represents 260 airports from 37 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Quito, November 9, 2016. This afternoon, the General Assembly of Airports Council International Latin America-Caribbean (ACI-LAC) appointed its new officers for a term of two years. Corporación Quiport, in the person of its President and CEO, Mr. Andrew O’Brian, was elected First Vice President of the organization, which represents airports in the region.

The appointment was made in the setting of the 25th ACI-LAC Annual Assembly Conference & Exhibition held in Brasilia. This appointment ratifies the leadership of Quito and its airport in the regional airport context, given that the organization represents the interests of more than 260 airports in 37 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

After the announcement of the new Board of Directors, Andrew O’Brian spoke of the importance of this appointment for airport activity in Quito and Ecuador. “For several years, Quiport has actively worked in ACI-LAC and its diverse committees. The fact that we have constructed and operated one of the top airports in the region allows us to be one of the leaders of the industry. Our participation in the organization that represents airports also gives us the opportunity to share and benefit from the best practices of the various stakeholders of the airport industry and to use these experiences to benefit the service that we provide to our passengers and users”.

Martín Eurnekian, President of Inframerica, the concessionaire of Brasilia and Natal airports in Brazil, was elected President.

The ACI-LAC Assembly, Conference and Exhibition convened 300 delegates of the members of the organization and industry leaders for the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the organization.

The event was also an ideal platform to foster relationships with leaders and decision makers from airport operators, government and service providers among other industry stakeholders.

Airports Council International was established in 1991 by airport operators around the world. Its mission is to advance the collective interests of the air transport industry and to promote cooperation among its members. Through ACI-LAC, the regional airport community speaks with one voice.

About Corporación Quiport S.A.

Corporación Quiport is the company in charge of the administration, operation and maintenance of Mariscal Sucre International Airport in Quito, Ecuador. Quiport is formed by important companies with vast experience in the concession and operation of airports: CCR from Brazil, Odinsa S.A. from Colombia and HAS Development Corporation (HAS-DC) from the USA.