Rosario Aviles

The future of low cost

They were born as a strange entity in commercial aviation. Among the network of connection hubs in the United States, Southwest, which inaugurated the concept, looked like a swallow that would not make through summer. ...


Mexico-Canada aviation: strong grounds, lack of formal agreements

Although Canada is one of the countries that have established its aviation in Mexico for decades, there are no agreements to cover what is already done and accommodate growth....


Opinion: Safety, a pressing issue in Mexico

Rosario Aviles argues that Mexico has an aviation safety issue, which must be addressed immediate to avoid similar accident as Aeromexico Connect flight 2431.  ...


For how long can we expect tailwinds?

In the last 7 years, the global air transport industry has presented the best results in its history. For those of us who have been following the issue for decades, the announcements made by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) a week ago represent the best news and are consistent with those achieved in recent years....


The future of Latin American aviation

Buenos Aires, Argentina, hosts the 14th Annual Forum of Latin American airline leaders, all of them grouped in ALTA (La Asociación Latinoamericana de Transporte Aéreo), which this time brings together some 500 participants, including executives, suppliers and government agents. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Airport Council International, with its chapter for Latin America and the Caribbean (ACI-LAC), a...


Aviation fuels: building the future

Fuel is one of the major problems air transport as an industry faces. In fact, it is the main cost and perhaps the biggest challenge to the future of the industry which, according to experts, is "destined to grow as nobody else in the next few years."...


Is the golden era of LCCs over?

Recent events in Europe show that low-cost airlines are experiencing turbulence that could lead to a market reconfiguration in the air transport sector. It is too early to tell where the future of this development lies, but signs show that the golden age of the LCC model might be over....