​Avianca chief Rincon named ALTA president

24 Nov 2017  305 | World Travel Fairs

Avianca chief executive Hernan Rincon has been appointed president of the executive committee at Latin American and Caribbean airline association ALTA.

He succeeds LATAM Airlines chief Enrique Cueto, who has led the executive committee since January 2016. ALTA represents over 30 airlines across Latin America and the Caribbean, accounting for almost 90% of passenger traffic in the region.

Rincon describes the appointment as "an honour", adding: "Personally, it represents an opportunity to continue working for an aviation industry that focuses more on passengers and their needs."