September 26, 2016 07:00 ET
MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Sept. 26, 2016) - Beginning today, Airports Council International (ACI) hosts some 2,000 delegates from all over the world at its annual conference, taking place at Montréal's Palais des congrès, and which, exceptionally, is being held the same week as the 39th triennial Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). The official opening of the ACI Conference will be attended by the Director General of ACI World, Angela Gittens; the President and CEO of ACI-North America, Kevin Burke; the Mayor of Montréal, Denis Coderre; and the Québec Minister of Municipal Affairs and Land Occupancy, Martin Coiteux. Taking advantage of this unique forum, the President and CEO of Aéroports de Montréal, James Cherry, will launch the inaugural edition of Montréal Civil Aviation Week, which aims to underscore the presence in the city of these major international organizations and their impact on the economy of the Greater Montréal Region.
Of note during the ACI World Conference, four themed sessions addressing current challenges faced by airports:
Montréal Civil Aviation Week 2016 takes place from September 26 to October 3, and will feature two events open to the public:
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Christiane BeaulieuVice-President, Public Affairs and Communications514 394-7304
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