Published On: Fri, Jul 18th, 2014

Sky Airline is a new member of ALTA

SkyAirlineMIAMI - The Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) announced today that SKY Airline has joined the association as a Full Member, bringing the total number of its Members to 71, including airlines and affiliated aviation-related organizations. ALTA represents the aviation industry in Latin America and the Caribbean emphasizing safety and cost-efficiency, as well as making aviation more environmentally friendly.

Sky Airline is a Chilean enterprise headquartered in Santiago, Chile, transporting passengers and cargo since 2002. It is the second largest Chilean airline, having carried 2.4 million passengers in 2013. SKY Airline currently operates a fleet of 16 Airbus aircraft A-319 and A-320 which fly to 14 regular destinations within Chile and to 4 international destinations (La Paz, Lima, Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires).

Eduardo Iglesias, Executive Director of ALTA, commented, "ALTA welcomes the incorporation of SKY Airline into our Association. Today, the aviation industry in Latin America and the Caribbean is one of the fastest growing in the world and expected to produce excellent results in the next two decades. It is vital that airlines in the region combine efforts to voice their priorities so that the success so far attained can be sustained. ALTA is the most effective platform to project that voice."

Holger Paulmann, COO of Sky Airline pointed out that the re-entry of Sky as member of ALTA is "very important". "Our company is in a stage of growth, which means that we need to be attentive to all topics that are discussed within the airline industry, in order to provide the best service to our passengers and encourage competition and safety in the region".

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