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ALTA 2012

Welcome to Flightglobal’s coverage of the
ALTA Airline Leaders Forum 2012 .

ALTA AB daily day 1

“If you belong to ALTA, that means that you're certified as a leading operator in the region."
Fabricio Cojuc Wolfowitz

Day One

In this issue:

  • Facetime in Panama with ALTA's big names
  • Aeromar joins ALTA
  • ALTA's Latin love affair
  • The Panama aviation success story

“ It is important that the Brazilian government absorbs the lessons of this experience as it moves forward on the next round of airport concessions ”
Tony Tyler, chief executive, IATA

Day Two

In this issue:

  • Conesa bags Federico Block award
  • Boeing makes some noise about top-up Avianca deal
  • Insel sets early 2013 target for Aruba start-up
  • Mixed signals on Mexicana

ALTA day 3

“We have enough [737] NGs coming for the next four years. We have more than 30 737s yet to be delivered, as well as 16 options that can be delivered through 2018."
Pedro Heilbron, chief executive, Copa Airlines

Day Three

In this issue:

  • LATAM leans towards Oneworld
  • Star looks to shine
  • Aerolineas eyes A350 and 787-9
  • Embraer talks up re-engined E-Jet