The aviation industry in the fifth largest country in the world, and the largest in Latin America, Brazil, is to undergo significant changes in order to strengthen its capacity and provide easier and smooth air travel options to travelers.
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by the Ministry of Transportation, Ports and Civil Aviation of Brazil; the Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil; ALTA; IATA and ABEAR. The purpose of the cooperation agreement is to the develop and grow the Brazilian aviation industry via an institutional cooperation framework.
The agreement’s key areas focus on safety, analysis of existent data, fuel price predictions and fees, monitoring, reporting and verifying greenhouse gas emissions, and training. The involved parties are to contribute with their separate expertise and knowledge to build a better industry and an easily operating one.
The expansion potential of the aviation industry in Brazil has been evident for years and the increase of tourism to and from the country is now a key objective set by the parties involved, as commented by Luis Felipe de Oliveira, Executive Director of ALTA.