Buenos Aires will host the main event of the airport industry in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Buenos Aires will host the main event of the airport industry in Latin America and the Caribbean
Source: Entur
September 13, 2022

This year, the meeting brings together leading authorities, Latin American executives and aviation experts to discuss the sustainable future of airports. The speakers will share experiences on how actions are being implemented to mitigate environmental impacts with the aim of reducing direct carbon emissions from airports to zero in 2050, according to the sectoral pact assumed by the industry, in line with the Paris Agreement and the recommendations of scientists from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Other issues will be addressed in the context of sustainable development, such as the recovery of the industry after the most critical moment of the Covid-19 pandemic, the incorporation of new technologies, the development of airport businesses and innovations in advanced air mobility, in addition to various topics related to diversity, inclusion and the labor market in the sector.

You can access the complete program of the event by clicking on this link.

At the opening of the conference, a panel that will bring together the Ministers of Tourism of Argentina, Matías Lammens, and Uruguay, Tabaré Vieira Duarte, will address the challenges and opportunities in the region for sustainable tourism when travel and tourism begins to overheat, after the most critical moments of the Covid-19 pandemic. In another panel, the digital influencers will offer their views on how social networks have changed the new way of communicating and how the industry can take advantage of this new communication channel.

The director of Corporación América Argentina, Martín Eurnekian, the president of the Board of Directors of ACI-LAC and regional manager of Corporación América, Ezequiel Barrenechea, the general director of ACI Mundo, Luis Felipe de Oliveira, and Rafael Echevarne, General Director of ACI-LAC.

"Latin America and the Caribbean is the region that has recovered the fastest after the pandemic. In addition, it is impressive to observe that, despite the fact that the industry suffered the greatest crisis in history, the airports have been responsible and have not lost given its commitment to the environment," said Dr. Rafael Echevarne, Director General of ACI-LAC.


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