ALTA welcomes Azul
The Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association announces that the Brazilian airline has joined as a member
Azul is the largest airline in Brazil in number of flights and cities served, operating more than 916 daily flights to more than 100 destinations in Brazil, South America, the United States and Europe with an operating fleet of 140 aircraft, a network of 249 direct routes and more than 13,000 crew members.
"We are very pleased to welcome Azul to our extraordinary group of member airlines at this crucial time for the future of aviation. Azul's arrival at ALTA will allow us to continue expanding synergies and initiatives to help strengthen connectivity and competitiveness within Brazil and the Latin American market, helping to drive the economic and social recovery of the region ", says José Ricardo Botelho, Executive Director and CEO of ALTA.
"We gladly join ALTA. We look forward to working with President Botelho and the other airlines to help our industry move forward. In times like these, coming together as an industry is more important than ever and looking for ways to be more efficient and efficient. fly more every day. Azul flies to more than 120 destinations and I know that together with ALTA and the other airlines we can make aviation more accessible for more people in Latin America ", says John Rodgerson, President of Azul.
In 2020 Azul was chosen as the best airline in the world by TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice, being the only Brazilian company that has received this recognition in the history of the award. In 2019 Azul was also voted the best regional airline in South America for the ninth consecutive year by Skytrax and was recognized among the ten most punctual low-cost airlines in the world, according to the OAG.
"ALTA has more than 100 members among airlines, organizations and industry suppliers. Following our mission, established 40 years ago, we are actively working together to help the industry stay strong and navigate its challenges. We are confident in the safe restart of operations and we look forward to meeting with our members and industry players at our ALTA CCMA & MRO Conference on December 6-8, 2020 in Riviera Maya, Mexico, to continue shaping the future of aviation, "adds Botelho.