ALTA welcomes Guatemalan TAG Airlines
It operates 12 national and international routes in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Belize and soon to the south of Mexico with a fleet of 15 Turbo Prop aircraft and a Jet ERJ 145
The Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) is pleased to welcome as a new member airline TAG Airlines, a company with 50 years of experience providing commercial and private aviation services.
TAG Airlines operates 12 national and international routes in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Belize and soon to the south of Mexico with a fleet of 15 Turbo Prop aircraft and a Jet ERJ 145.
“I celebrate the arrival of TAG Airlines to ALTA. Its operation in Central America, consistent growth and committed team are worthy of recognition. I am sure that your participation in ALTA's initiatives will be of great value to continue recovering connectivity in our region and bring the benefits generated by aviation to more places and more people ”, comments José Ricardo Botelho, Executive Director & CEO of ALTA .
“For TAG Airlines, being members of ALTA is a source of pride and satisfaction since ALTA plays an important role in the commercial aviation sector in Latin America, for TAG and for the industry, this 2021 is a year of recovery, we are working very hard to offer better and greater connectivity, we have many projects that include the expansion of our route network in Central America and the incorporation of new aircraft that will allow us to offer a better product to the market ”, adds Julio Gamero, CEO of TAG Airlines.
TAG seeks to continue expanding with the recent obtaining of its ISSA safety certification after having participated in the program jointly promoted by ALTA and IATA and with the start of its IOSA certification process.
“The ISSA Program is a powerful tool to further strengthen the safety indices in civil aviation in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through this initiative we have convened more than a dozen airlines in the region and, today, of the 10 ISSA certified airlines, nine are based in our region and six are ALTA members. It fills us with pride and daily reinforces our commitment to making steady progress in the great objective of offering the safest means of transport ”, Botelho points out.