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ALTA releases 2009 Latin America and Caribbean Capacity Analysis

15-Sep-2009 1:11 PM

Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association, in cooperation with OAG, has released (14-Sep-2009) its updated 2009 Latin America and Caribbean Capacity Analysis, which shows air transport statistics, including a ranking of the largest airports and city pairs in the region in terms of volume and growth. Details of the report include:

  • Rio de Janeiro-Sao Paulo remains the busiest city pair in the region with an average 86 daily roundtrip flights between the cities' airports;
  • Panama City Airport (PTY) was the fastest growing airport in Latin America in terms of international added flights, with 5,901 more departures in 2009 than 2007;
  • Mexico Toluca Airport was the fastest growing airport in the region for domestic flights, with 16,469 additional departures (530% over last year);
  • The fastest growing city pair in the Caribbean was Port of Spain-Tobago with 361,082 additional seats (+972%) over 2007. [more]