Latin American & Caribbean Air Transport Association

Asociación Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Transporte Aéreo

Associação para Transporte Aéreo de America Latina e do Caribe

Mission and Objectives

ALTA (Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association) is a private, non-profit organization, whose more than 35 member airlines represent over 90 percent of the region’s commercial air traffic. Founded in 1980, ALTA recently celebrated its 35th anniversary.

ALTA’s Mission

To coordinate the collaborative efforts of its members in order to facilitate the development of safer, more efficient and environmentally friendly air transport in the Latin America and Caribbean region for the mutual benefit of the association’s members, their customers and the industry.

ALTA’s Objectives

To examine the key challenges of the region’s air transport and provide recommendations and actions for improved solutions. To collaborate with all other industry players and associations on the above subjects.

ALTA's Main Priorities
  • Safety Promote safer air transport in the region.
  • Cost Efficiencies Develop a more cost efficient air transport industry in the region.
  • Environment Promote environmentally friendly air transport in the region.