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FACT FILE: Latin American aviation. 2011 will be crucial year for global alliances


Latin America is a high-potential and high-growth market, with a few key and internationally competitive airlines and a fast-growing LCC segment, which has seen phenomenal growth in Colombia, Brazil and Mexico. Latin America has become a top performer because its carriers have been through an (at times painful) transformation over the past decade. At the same time, the gap between the top several carriers (almost all of which are profitable) and the rest of the pack has widened. There has been a recent increase in the number of international carriers operating to this region. [460 words]

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  • Capacity
  • Traffic
  • Leading airlines
  • Regional financial performance  
  • Economic performance

Graphs and data:

  • Latin American airlines
  • Annual seat capacity within Latin America (all carriers): 2001 to 2010
  • Annual seat capacity to/from Latin America (all carriers): 2001 to 2010
  • ALTA (Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association) Traffic Report: 2009 vs 2010
  • Top 6 Latin American airline groups by revenue
  • GDP Growth: 2008 to 2012F
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