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Aeromexico increases service to Europe

Source: Aeromexico Spain and France opened borders to fully vaccinated Mexicans. The airline will increase service to Spain, France, and Amsterdam from Mexico City. Mexico City, June 9th , 2021.- As of June 13, Aeromexico will increase service from Mexico City to Madrid, Paris, and Amsterdam, having a combined offer to Europe of more than 170,000 seats, representing an 83% increase. Last June 7, Spain opened its borders to fully vaccinated Mexican tourists. The requirements are as follows: Vaccination certificate and passengers may travel 14 days after the date of the application of their last dose. The accepted vaccines are Moderna, Pfizer-Biontech, Astra-Zeneca, Jansen/Johnson & Johnson, Sinovac, and Sinopharm. Spain is one of the most emblematic destinations in Europe, where [...]

2021-06-15T12:39:49+03:00June 15th, 2021|AIRLINES, News|

KPMG member firms in Latin America join ALTA as consulting members

Source: ALTA The Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) is please to announce the entry of KPMG member firms in the Latin American region as ne consulting members KPMG is a global organization of independent professional services firms that provide Audit, Tax and Advisory services, operating in 146 countries and territories, with more than 227,000 professionals working in member firms around the world. The member firms that will be collaborating with ALTA belong to the countries of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, the Dominican Republic, Uruguay and Venezuela. “I am pleased to welcome KPMG, one of the world’s leading professional services firm organizations. KPMG’s arrival to ALTA happens [...]

2021-06-14T23:02:52+03:00June 14th, 2021|News, ORGANISATIONS|

ACI-LAC announces the appointment of a new Industry Relations Manager in Brazil and South America

Source: ACI-LAC Airports Council International for Latin America and the Caribbean (ACI-LAC) announces the arrival to the team of Lilian Neves, who will take up the position of AirportsIndustry Relations Manager in Brazil and South America. Lilian has a degree in Architecture and Urbanism from Universidade de Brasília, with specializationsin Habilitation Planning and Road System Planning. She also has an MBA in Business Management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas and an Aerospace MBA from the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce in Toulouse, France. For 26 years, Lilian was part of the technical staff of Infraero, where she worked in airport planning and environmental management in the Engineering Department; was superintendent of the Airport of Uberlândia-MG, Brasilia International Airport (and regional assistant superintendent [...]

2021-06-12T04:02:29+03:00June 12th, 2021|News, ORGANISATIONS|

ALA News’ Panel at Aviation Tenerife 2021 Conference: Aviation in the Americas: Steps towards a full recovery

As Managing Editor of ALA News and thanks to the Cabildo of Tenerife, I had the magnificent opportunity to moderate the panel "Aviation in the Americas: Steps towards a full recovery", at the Aviation Tenerife 2021 Conference. My gratitude to the panelists who graciously accepted our invitation to join this important meeting of the aviation industry: Dr. Rafael Echevarne, Director-General of Airports Council International for Latin America & the Caribbean (ACI-LAC); Jared Harckham, Vice President and Managing Director Aviation & Tourism at ICF; Luis López Chapí, Director of the Tenerife Sur Airport-AENA and Eduardo Parra, Professor and Academic at the University of La Laguna.

2021-06-12T06:23:24+03:00June 12th, 2021|News, OTHERS|

LATAM Group shows signs of recovery, projecting an operation of 36% in June

Source: LATAM The figures show a sustained increase in demand in all markets where LATAM operates. LATAM's passenger operation for June 2021 is estimated to reach 36% (measured in available seats-kilometers - ASK) relative to the same month in 2019, in a pre-pandemic context. The forecast operation is higher than that of last May (30.8%, measured in ASK), as all markets show higher projections than those of the previous month , largely attributed to the progress of the vaccination rollout in the countries where LATAM operates and the resulting increase in demand. LATAM estimates approximately 691 daily domestic and international flights in the sixth month of the year, connecting 114 destinations in 14 countries. Meanwhile, the Cargo division has scheduled [...]

2021-06-09T22:14:29+03:00June 9th, 2021|AIRLINES, News|

ACI-LAC Webinar: How airports can proactively contribute to climate protection

Source: ACI-LAC ACI-LAC invites you to the second ACI-LAC & Munich Airport International webinar on "How airports can proactively contribute to climate protection". Regulatory, financial, and societal developments are putting and will further put significant pressure on the aviation industry and airports to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, especially CO2. The ACI-LAC World Business Partner Munich Airport International (MAI) will give insights into which measures can be taken to tackle these challenges successfully and work towards becoming CO2 neutral. Date: Wednesday, June 16 Time: 10:00 AM (Panama / Quito / Bogota) Speakers:  Krisztian von Treuenfels-Gergely - Senior Consultant To participate, you have to register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PATpx6DKTaWNFG9YVmybQA NOTE: Simultaneous Interpretation available

2021-06-09T17:50:23+03:00June 9th, 2021|News, ORGANISATIONS|

Tenerife will be the place that will mark that restart for the tourism and aviation industries

By Pedro Martin, President of the Cabildo of Tenerife. Tenerife will become for a few days the central point of the debate on the tourism and aviation industry, thanks to the meeting of all Europe in this field: the Aviation-Event Tenerife 2021. A meeting that is being held for the first time outside the usual circuit of European capitals in which it has been taking place until now, which for the island makes it even more special and relevant. The meeting, in which we have been working for many months, and which included the celebration on the island of the preparatory meeting of the members of the Supervisory Board of Aviation-Event during the month of March, will have the participation [...]

2021-06-09T17:37:02+03:00June 9th, 2021|Expert Opinions & Industry Trends|

Commercial aviation and space weather

By Exequiel Sanhueza * Our sun, the Sol Invictus for the Romans or the Ra for the Egyptians, is a yellow dwarf star within the immense universe of stars and fortunately it still has enough capacity to give us warmth and life; the necessary and vital heat for our subsistence. However, for commercial aviation that flies high-performance aircraft at high altitudes, for its passengers and for its crew, our Sun is a huge concern. This has led scientists to develop an area of ​​meteorology called Space Weather, which aims to study, in real time, the behavior of the solar wind or the detachment of part of the solar corona and its impact on the magnetosphere, this essential part of the [...]

2021-06-08T00:57:21+03:00June 7th, 2021|Expert Opinions & Industry Trends|

Ministry of Health of Colombia presented the new measures for reactivation: PCR to enter the country is no longer needed

Source: Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Colombia In the face of the social, economic and cultural reactivation that Colombia will experience as of June 8, the Minister of Health and Social Protection, Fernando Ruiz announced that through Resolution 777 of 2021 all the protocols that had been established and were being developed through Resolution 666 of 2020 and other administrative acts that existed for each productive and social sectors are eliminated. "This changes all the measures in a significant way that had been implemented until now", said Ruiz Gómez, adding that among the main modifications is the elimination of the CoronApp requirement for domestic flights. In this regard, he pointed out that as air traffic has been increasing, [...]

2021-06-05T21:06:06+03:00June 5th, 2021|News, ORGANISATIONS|

Newly elected board at APTUR Chile for the period 2021-2023: Aiming at reorganizing communications within the tourism industry

Source: APTUR First, to Influence and participate in the reactivation of tourism in Chile, through the revaluation of the tourist communicator as a key professional who informs, educates, advises and promotes the design and implementation of tourism as a sustainable development tool for the country with a decentralized and inclusive approach; secondly, to strengthen the skills and competencies of its associates, in matters that the global world of tourism needs, with digital transformation as the central tool, connecting them with networks within Chile and at the Ibero-American level, as a way to open up horizons to undertake, work and generate sustainable businesses and collaborative; and thirdly to contribute to the communication of tourism as a vital sector, are the pillars [...]

2021-06-03T11:54:00+03:00June 3rd, 2021|News, ORGANISATIONS|