Press Releases

December 7, 2023
ALTA highlights the achievements and challenges of aviation on its international day
The Association reinforces the importance of the airline industry as a driver of connectivity and promoter of economic development, highlighting its vast potential in Latin America and the Caribbean.

November 24, 2023
ALTA: Tax increase in Argentina directly harms the population
We express our concern about the recent increase in taxes on air tickets in Argentina, since this measure significantly impacts the cost of air travel, discouraging demand at a key time for the recovery of the sector.

November 22, 2023
Argentine law firm Romero Zapiola, Clusellas & Sluga joins as a new ALTA Consulting Member
The firm specializes in aerocommercial policy, guiding customers in obtaining scheduled and non-scheduled air transport permits, facilitating dialogue and negotiation with local authorities.

November 14, 2023
Brazilian WeSafer AI Software joins ALTA as an Affiliate Member
AI is a long-standing partner in making aviation a safer, more efficient and smoother experience for everyone, that is why ALTA is pleased to announce that WeSafer joins as an association member to work together in its mission to drive excellence and innovation in the aviation industry

November 13, 2023
Passenger traffic in Latin America and the Caribbean grew 8.1% in September
September marked an important milestone for passenger transport in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), with volume growing 8.1% compared to September 2022. Carriage of 34.4 million passengers was driven by the intraregional international market, which increased 24.5% compared to 2022

November 9, 2023
ALTA invites Belize to work together towards a State Agenda for the aviation and tourism development
It is necessary a State Agenda with public policies that encourage the country\'s competitiveness, promote adequate infrastructure, investments in tourism training and the promotion of sustainable practices that protect the country\'s natural and cultural heritage.

October 27, 2023
CEOs of low-cost carriers proposed alternatives to improve competitiveness in the region
The CEOs of JetSMART, Sky Airline, Wingo and Flybondi shared their experiences on how some government actions have boosted the aviation sector, while others have slowed it down.

October 24, 2023
Executives call for reinforcing connectivity and integration in the region
According to industry executives, the region still has a lot of space to grow and connect

October 24, 2023
ALTA announces the winners of Periodismo de Altura Award
The first edition of the journalism award received 68 registrations for articles dealing with ESG and competitiveness in the aviation sector

October 20, 2023
Aviation leaders will be gathering in Cancun during the 19th ALTA AGM & Airline Leaders Forum
The forum provides an environment for airline CEOs, airports, major suppliers, government representatives, media and high-level speakers to gather and discuss how to meet the current challenges facing the industry and how to prepare for the future of air transport.

October 18, 2023
Rolls-Royce joins ALTA
Rolls-Royce is established as a major supplier of engines for commercial aviation and a leader in the widebody market. The airlines market is mostly comprised of their Trent family of engines which

October 5, 2023
ALTA welcomes Seattle Aviation Solutions
The Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) is pleased to announce the joining of Seattle Aviation Solutions (SAS) as its new Affiliate Member.

October 4, 2023
ALTA and Hidrógeno Colombia sign a MoU for the Promotion of Sustainable Technologies in air transport
The projects to be developed through this MoU are expected to make the aviation industry one of the lowest-emission industries by 2050

September 27, 2023
Travel and tourism strengthen as an engine of socioeconomic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean
Leisure trips and search for experiences rebound

September 22, 2023
Sustainable Aviation Route in Latin America and the Caribbean
The ALTA Aviation Law Americas Conference featured a discussion on the status of decarbonization in Latin America and the Caribbean