Pedro Heilbron, CEO of Copa Airlines, assumes the Presidency of ALTA
The executive has been President of the Executive Committee twice and his leadership will again bring important value to the activities of the association
The Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) announces that, effective today, Pedro Heilbron - Executive President of Copa Airlines and Vice President of the Executive Committee of ALTA - assumes the interim presidency of ALTA until the next elections, in accordance with the statutes of the association.
Luis Felipe de Oliveira, Executive Director of ALTA, highlights: "Pedro Heilbron has been President of the Executive Committee of ALTA on two occasions and we are sure that his leadership will once again bring significant value to the activities of the association to continue the path we have been following. to be more effective and promote the true value of aviation as an economic and social engine of the region. "
"I am pleased to assume the presidency of ALTA on an interim basis, with the objective of continuing to strengthen the roles of commercial aviation and connectivity as strategic axes for the development and promotion of Latin American markets, generating new and greater opportunities for commercial and tourist investment. ", says Pedro Heilbron, Executive President of Copa Airlines.
"We want to thank deeply the work carried out by Hernán Rincón for almost two years in the Presidency of the Executive Committee of ALTA." During this period of important transformations for ALTA, Hernán fulfilled a fundamental support role in the establishment of our headquarters in Panama and in the implementation of a profound cultural change so that today we have a much more efficient work team and a strategy that allows the association to focus on relevant issues for our members and the industry, expanding the value that air transport generates to the populations that we serve, "de Oliveira points out.
ALTA is a non-profit private association, whose objective is to develop a safer, more efficient and sustainable air transport in the Latin America and the Caribbean region that promotes the social and economic development of the countries and populations served. The association brings together 32 airlines operating in Latin America and the Caribbean, 58 affiliated members that provide services and provide technologies in the region and 5 partners that join collaborative efforts so that aviation reaches its great potential.
ALTA is a private non-profit association serving the airline industry whose objective is to develop a safer, more efficient and sustainable aviation in Latin America and the Caribbean. ALTA coordinates collaborative efforts throughout the entire value chain maximizing the impact that aviation has on the economic and social growth of the region for the benefit of industry, nations and populations served by air transport.