Collaborating with Government to allow for aviation market growth
Government intervention in the aviation market.
While traffic in Latin America and the Caribbean is now above pre-pandemic levels, a familiar regional issue has also returned: governments intervening in the aviation market. Latin America’s aviation market remains plagued by preferential regulatory and legal frameworks, high taxation, the passing along of operating costs and challenges with infrastructure programmes. Progress on market liberalisation and airport privatisation also appears to be slowing in certain quarters.
As normality returns to the regional aviation market, how does the aviation industry ensure that governments support rather than hinder the growth of their aviation markets?
What can be done to lower taxes and other fees that act as a barrier to intra-regional and international travel?
What are the best options to collaborate across the aviation sector to push back against the imposition of high taxes and excessive charges?