Aviation trailblazers: Panama – the rising star of aviation in the Americas

26 June 2019 09:30 - 10:00

Panama has been ranked number one for the quality of airport infrastructure out of 23 countries in the Latin and Caribbean region. Aviation growth has helped fuel economic development with a £2.2bn contribution to GDP and 238,000 jobs stemming from the aviation sector. What were the conditions that enabled Panama’s growth, what role did the public and private sector play in driving investment and what are the lessons for other countries looking to emulate Panama’s success?

Javier Martinez, Regional Director for ACI Latin-America Caribbean, ACI LATIN-AMERICA CARIBBEAN

Captain Hugo Guiraud, Founder and CEO, Mapiex