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The Magic of Aviation

Connecting our World

Have you ever thought of what life would be like without air travel? For most of us, it would be drastically different than it is today. Aviation makes the foreign familiar, enables journeys of self-discovery, international exploration and facilitates international commerce.

Air Transport is vital for the Americas and is a significant enabler of regional economic growth, generating $844 billion of GDP in North America and $156 billion of GDP in Latin America & Caribbean. The power of aviation connects the region with 249 cities around the world and 14 million flights are flown yearly to, from and within the Americas, fostering business growth, people-to-people ties and personal journeys of discovery.


Benefits of aviation country reports

Air transport plays a key role in the economic well-being of the countries in Latin America. Below are some of the highlights by country.


At a glance: Benefits of aviation for Latin America (jpg) - infographic

New Country Reports 2019 for:

Country Reports for Central America - 2018:

Please contact rvpamericasteam@iata.org for any enquiries.

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