Friday, June 21, 2024

Airlines in Latin America and the Caribbean achieve 2.7% annual fuel efficiency

To mark Earth Day, the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) recognised the work of Latin American and Caribbean airlines to make steady progress in their sustainability goals. ALTA especially distinguishes the efforts that have resulted in an annual fuel efficiency of 2.7% since 2011, thus managing to avoid the emission of 20.33 […]

Partnership highlights potential of better-connected Latin Americna and Caribbean market

AI: Supply chain transformation

The figures for the air transport market in Mexico are compelling: 118.1 million passengers were transported in 2023, 10.6% more than in 2022, the highest figure in its history. 54% of the traffic corresponded to domestic passengers, positioning Mexico as the second domestic market in Latin America, behind Brazil. This is a positive trajectory. “During […]

ALTA highlights growth in Brazilian aviation amid economic challenges

In a year marked by economic challenges, the sector has shown steady growth, as revealed by data from the “Brazilian Aviation Insight 2023” report by the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association – ALTA. According to the figures, despite obstacles such as high operating costs resulting from aviation kerosene (QAV) and the judicialization of […]

Euroairlines joins ALTA as a new partner

Euroairlines, a Spanish company founded in 2000, has joined the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA). Euroairlines – which as an airline offers air taxi services and flights on scheduled and non-scheduled routes to 20 destinations in Spain, France and Italy – is distinguishing itself by its distribution service, which through alliances currently […]

ALTA’s campaign reinforces the contributions of Brazilian aviation

The Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) is committed to reinforcing the value of aviation by going beyond the wings that connect destinations. With the institutional support of Embratur, the “Together we fly higher” campaign presents a complete view of the contribution of Brazilian airlines to the country’s development every time an airplane […]

International traffic to and from LAC grew 10% in October

The number of passengers carried in October in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) grew 4.1% compared to October 2022 and 1.4% vs. October 2019. Specifically, 35.5 million passengers flew in the region, with an increase of 3% compared to the previous month. Domestic traffic increased 0.2% compared to 2022, while international traffic (both intra- […]

ALTA highlights the achievements and challenges of aviation

“Aviation is the safest and most efficient means to transport people, to carry vaccines, organs, essential supplies to where and when they are needed. It is the most efficient means to transport food, merchandise and perishable goods that would otherwise arrive too late when they are already spoiled. Sometimes it is the only way to […]

Brazil’s WeSafer AI Software joins as an affiliate member of ALTA

Predictive maintenance, air traffic management, weather forecasting, air operations optimisation, fraud detection and security, passenger experience improvement, pilot training, and advanced flight simulation are just some of the areas in which the aviation industry employs Artificial Intelligence (AI). AI is a long-standing ally in making aviation safer, more efficient, and a smoother experience for all, […]

Rolls-Royce joins ALTA

The Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) is pleased to announce that Rolls-Royce has joined as an Affiliate Member. With 41,800 employees in 48 countries, Rolls-Royce develops and supplies complex power and propulsion solutions for safety-critical applications in the air, sea and on land. Rolls-Royce has established itself as one of the leading […]

ALTA welcomes Atlas Air as newest member

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has joined the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA), making it the fourth airline to join ALTA in 2018. The airline owns the world’s largest fleet of Boeing 747 Freighters and provides customers with Boeing 737s, 747s, 757s, 767s and 777s for domestic, regional and international cargo and passenger […]