Passenger traffic in Latin America is expected to grow between 5%-10% per year over the next 10 years, but this growth could be hampered by lack of government investment in infrastructure, air traffic control systems and airports, industry leaders said at the ALTA Pan American Aviation Safety Summit. “Aviation is crucial to this region and to connect Latin America to the world economy,” Copa Airlines CEO Pedro Heilbron said. In Panama alone, aviation contributes 12.7% to the ...

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