Press Releases

May 15, 2024
ALTA welcomes a new airline: Star Peru
Since March 1997, Star Peru has maintained a strong commitment to safety, quality and operational excellence.

May 14, 2024
SOS Rio Grande do Sul
Recent flooding in the state of Rio Grande do Sul (RS), Brazil, has caused unprecedented devastation. This is an environmental and humanitarian tragedy never seen before.

May 10, 2024
Colombia, Chile, Peru and Brazil drive regional aviation growth in the first quarter of 2024
In March, according to the Passenger Traffic Report released by the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA), the region carried 41.1 million people, marking an increase of 8%, with 3.05 million more passengers than in March 2023.

May 7, 2024
Flying Over Latin America and the Caribbean
Interview with Niels Olsen, Ecuador\'s Minister of Tourism

April 23, 2024
ALTA and Voepass take the ALTA CCMA & MRO 2024 conference to the heights
Unprecedented partnership wraps the symbol of the largest maintenance and technical procurement event in Latin America and the Caribbean in the tail of an aircraft

April 22, 2024
Latin American and Caribbean airlines have achieved annual fuel efficiency of 2.7%
ALTA especially highlights the efforts resulting in an annual 2.7% fuel efficiency since 2011, thus managing to prevent the 20.33 million tons of CO2 emissions in this period.

April 15, 2024
An innovative program seeks to boost connectivity and international tourism in Brazil
ALTA shows its support to the International Tourism Acceleration Program in Brazil

April 12, 2024
Colombia, Brazil and Mexico break all-time records in passenger traffic in February
Air traffic in Latin America and the Caribbean saw a 13.4% increase vs. 2023

April 10, 2024
ALTA announces the opening of registration for the 2nd edition of the ALTA – Periodismo de Altura Award
Registration open from April 10 to August 10

April 3, 2024
ALTA presents Mexico Aviation Insight
The association highlights the potential of the best-connected market in LAC

April 2, 2024
Flying Over Latin America and the Caribbean
Interview with Paco Vives, CEO Privilege Style

March 20, 2024
ALTA welcomes CAE
Together, ALTA and CAE, will promote safety, education and efficiency initiatives for aviation in Latin America and the Caribbean

March 20, 2024
Amazing January: Air Traffic in Latin America and the Caribbean grew by 7.6%
The increase is equivalent to almost 3 million additional passengers vs. January 2023. This figure exceeded not only the passenger volume of January 2023, but also the peak recorded in July last year.

March 15, 2024
Key Conversations: airlines and companies discuss the sustainable future of aviation at ALTA Fuel & Sustainability Conference
The second edition of the Conference brought together representatives from 24 airlines operating in Latin America and the Caribbean, suppliers and authorities to address critical issues related to the production, distribution and supply of fuel

March 14, 2024
Aviation: an ally for the development of Latin America and the Caribbean
200 aviation industry experts and leaders address the challenges and opportunities of fuel use in aviation in Colombia. \"Colombia plays a crucial role in the airline industry in Latin America and the Caribbean as one of the most important and dynamic markets in the region,\" said José Ricardo Botelho, CEO of ALTA