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Panama airspace needs a makeover, top experts say

Thursday, June 29, 2017


Panama’s  airspace needs reorganizing in view of the the annual 5 percent increase in international traffic, says a group of world experts who have been meeting at the University of Technology (UTP).

They came  from  the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), the Boeing factory, the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) and the Organization of Air Navigation Service Providers (CANSO).

IATA Vice-President for America, Peter Cerdá, said  that Panama “is an air hub” that has a “very important” role for the future of the region.

The challenge is to support twhich in the next 20 years in Latin America will be doubled”, and for that “we have to go and make sure” that Panama has “the infrastructure and capacity to grow” Cerdá said.

Source: Newsroom Panama