TIACA Event Central Asia Concludes with a Path Forward for Kazakhstan to Develop as a Global Air Cargo Hub

Source: TIACA The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) concluded its fifth regional event, the TIACA Event Central Asia held June 19-21 in Astana, Kazakhstan, with a path forward to support Kazakhstan as it seeks to develop as a global air cargo hub. TIACA's first event in Central Asia, held in Astana, brought together nearly 400 delegates from across the industry to discuss issues that affect the Central Asian air cargo market and gave insight into how to develop Kazakhstan as a global air cargo hub. Topics such as, eCommerce, multimodal logistics, air cargo trends, innovation and digitalization, sustainability and industry regulations were addressed. The event kicked off with a meeting between the Minister of Transport of the Republic of Kazakhstan, [...]

2024-06-25T20:34:18+03:00June 25th, 2024|AROUND THE WORLD, News, ORGANISATIONS|

Increase in Passenger Traffic in Latin America and the Caribbean from January to April of 2024

Source: ACI-LAC Passenger traffic in Latin America and the Caribbean has shown a remarkable growth from January to April of 2024 compared to the same period last year, according to preliminary data from the main markets in the region Passenger traffic in Latin America and the Caribbean has shown a remarkable growth from January to April of 2024 compared to the same period last year, according to preliminary data from the main markets in the region. Below are the key findings: Comparison of January to April 2024 vs 2023 From January to April 2024, total passenger traffic in Latin America and the Caribbean grew by 4.2% compared to the same period in 2023. Among the main markets, those with the [...]

2024-06-25T20:18:30+03:00June 25th, 2024|News, ORGANISATIONS|

Operational excellence: the key to making aviation the safest mode of transportation

Source: ALTA People are at the heart of the safety culture and the achievement of operational excellence. Technological advancements serve as support tools Safety and operational excellence are the bedrock of aviation, a fact that was clearly highlighted in the educational panels, presentations, and working sessions at the ALTA Aviation Safety, Flight Ops & Training Summit. The event, held in Lima this week, brought together leaders and experts in aviation safety, operations, and training. Creating a safety culture in aviation is essential. This culture is built by people and involves everyone in the ecosystem, sharing a collective commitment to safe practices and continuous vigilance. While technology plays a critical role in safety management by providing advanced tools for oversight, data [...]

2024-06-24T09:31:44+03:00June 24th, 2024|News, ORGANISATIONS|

ALTA presents Peru Aviation Insight

Source: ALTA Peru's commercial aviation market recorded a total demand of 23 million passengers in 2023, a 16.6% increase from 2022. However, this figure is still 3% below pre-pandemic levels, indicating that Peru is lagging behind neighboring countries. This data is highlighted in "Peru Aviation Insight," a statistical compendium of the Peruvian civil aviation market prepared by the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) using data from the civil aviation authority, airlines, and Amadeus Travel Intelligence. "In the last 15 years, the country's passenger traffic has almost tripled. Its potential is enormous, but strong and agile measures must be taken to meet the latent demand," says José Ricardo Botelho, executive director and CEO of ALTA. To be more [...]

2024-06-21T14:39:31+03:00June 21st, 2024|News, ORGANISATIONS|

ALTA Aviation Safety, Flight Ops & Training Summit: the premier safety & training summit for aviation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Source: ALTA Lima is the venue for this key international aviation meeting 2023 was recorded as the safest year in the history of civil aviation. Latin America and the Caribbean had zero fatalities in commercial aviation and, globally, the fatality risk decreased significantly, from 0.11 in 2022 to 0.03 in 2023, a sharp improvement vs. the average of the last five years. These data confirm that civil aviation is the safest mean of transport, thanks to the entire industry maintaining safety as its core value. This commitment is reflected in the continuous evaluation of operations, the adoption of more efficient and effective technologies and the comprehensive training of personnel both on the ground and in the air. It is also [...]

2024-06-17T19:26:17+03:00June 17th, 2024|News, ORGANISATIONS|

Top airport experts gather in Montreal for the first ACI World Committee Forum

Source: ACI World Goal to strengthen global aviation collaboration in the areas of airport information and technology, economics, environment and sustainability, facilitation, safety, and security Airports Council International (ACI) World welcomes top airport experts from around the world for the inaugural ACI World Committee Forum focused on strengthening global aviation collaboration. Thank This groundbreaking event is being held from 17­­-21 June 2024, at the Doubletree by Hilton in Montreal, the World Capital of Civil Aviation. The forum brings together over 300 committee members from all six ACI World Standing Committees and their subgroups, to engage in meaningful dialogue, share best practices, and develop innovative solutions to the challenges facing the aviation industry today. The Plenary will feature opening remarks by Luis [...]

2024-06-17T19:37:24+03:00June 17th, 2024|News, ORGANISATIONS|

AIFA joins ACI-LAC as a new airport member

Source: ACI-LAC Felipe Angeles International Airport (AIFA) joins the network of airport members of Airports Council International Latin America and the Caribbean (ACI-LAC), a membership that marks an important milestone in the advancement of airport standards in Mexico. AIFA will have the opportunity to participate in professional development and training programs, access a network of international experts, and increase its visibility and business opportunities through events and contacts. In addition, AIFA will be able to represent its business interests to governments and other airports, as well as access industry-relevant information and analysis. Dr. Rafael Echevarne, Director General of ACI-LAC, congratulated AIFA on its incorporation, noting, “We are very pleased to welcome AIFA as a new member of ACI-LAC. Their induction is [...]

2024-06-14T11:34:06+03:00June 14th, 2024|AIRPORTS, News, ORGANISATIONS|

NTT DATA joins ALTA to propel aviation innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Source: ALTA NTT DATA, one of the world's leading IT service providers, has formalized its membership in the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA). This significant move marks NTT DATA's presence in seven key Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, and Peru. "We are delighted to welcome the NTT DATA team to ALTA. Their expertise and leadership in technology and consulting solutions are invaluable assets to the campaigns we develop for the aviation industry in Latin America and the Caribbean,” said José Ricardo Botelho, Executive Director and CEO of ALTA. NTT DATA is recognized for offering comprehensive technology solutions and consulting services across all facets of the airline industry, including digital marketing, logistics, operations, finance, [...]

2024-06-14T11:32:16+03:00June 14th, 2024|News, ORGANISATIONS|

The International Air Market in Latin America and the Caribbean Grew by 10% in April

Source: ALTA Air passenger traffic in Latin America and the Caribbean grew by 7.4% in April 2024, totaling 38.8 million travelers, an increase of 2.7 million compared to April 2023. Notably, the international market saw a 10% growth, with 18.3 million passengers total. Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, and Panama were the five busiest countries by international  passenger numbers. The extra-regional international segment grew by 8.3%, reaching almost 14 million passengers, 1.06 million more than in April 2023. The most significant extra-regional international market by passenger numbers was Mexico-USA, with 3.3 million passengers in April. The intra-regional category had the highest percentage increase, with a 16% rise, adding 603,000 passengers in April. The most considerable increases were seen on [...]

2024-06-12T12:44:53+03:00June 12th, 2024|News, ORGANISATIONS|

ACI LAC welcomes First Class Experience as a New Member to its World Business Partners

Source: ACI-LAC The Airports Council International - Latin America and the Caribbean is pleased to announce the addition of First Class Experience (FCE) as a distinguished member of its World Business Partners Program (WBP). Dr. Rafael Echevarne, Director General of ACI-LAC, expressed enthusiasm about the new partnership, stating, "We are thrilled to welcome First Class Experience to the ACI-LAC family. Their commitment to providing exceptional VIP Airport hosting services aligns seamlessly with our mission to elevate the standards of airport services in the region." First Class Experience, known for its exclusive VIP Airport hosting and meet-and-greet services in Aruba and Colombia, is poised to leverage the numerous opportunities that come with ACI-LAC WBP membership. Milly Paskel, Managing Director at First [...]

2024-06-12T12:51:59+03:00June 12th, 2024|News, ORGANISATIONS|