My Account Menu

CAPA Login


Register to trial CAPA Membership!

Latin America seeking to boost infrastructure as traffic bounces back

1-Jul-2010

Latin America has long underperformed in aviation business terms, as airlines and associated industries deal with under-developed infrastructure, varying regional regulations, a lack of investment and a fragmented airspace system. Latin America has a population of more than 600 million people, with 95 scheduled carriers operating more than 1,000 commercial aircraft. The region was responsible for approximately 6.2% of world traffic in 2009, while holding more than 9% of its population. Air transport in Latin America is forecast to be among the fastest growing in the world over the next 20 years. [1112 words]

Unlock the following content in this report:

Subheadings:

  • Edged out in long-haul markets
  • Regional consolidation creates five major airline groups
  • Dealing with airspace fragmentation
  • Safety remains a concern
  • CANSO establishes regional office

Graphs and data:

  • Real GDP by region: 2007-2010 (Forecast)
  • Latin America & Industry passenger traffic (RPKs)
  • Latin American & Caribbean aircraft movements: Top 15 airports 2009
  • Leading South American airline groups by capacity
  • Western-built hull losses per million sectors
Please login to continue reading or find out more about CAPA Membership below.
This content is exclusively for CAPA Membership Subscribers

CAPA Membership gives you the latest aviation news and alerts, access to CAPA articles, reports, and our leading aviation data with optional premium add-ons.