Association of Caribbean States partners with Regional Agencies to host Caribbean Aviation Day 2014

The Association of Caribbean States (ACS) announced on Wednesday, its collaboration with Regional Agencies, the Airports Council International (ACI), Latin America and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA), Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to host the 2nd Caribbean Aviation Day.

This year’s event will be celebrated under the Theme: Improving the Passenger Experience and Securing Sustainable Market Growth in the Caribbean: A Review of the Latest Technological Trends, Operational Best Practices, Cost Implications and Strategies for 2014 and Beyond.

Caribbean Aviation Day 2014 will be held on September 16th, 2014, in St. Thomas, US Virgin Island, one day prior to the CTO State of the Industry Conference. This event will gather the regional Tourism and Transport Authorities as well as CEOs and Senior Executives of Airlines operating within the Greater Caribbean.

The Aviation Day Meetings are intended to provide a platform for dialogue among the regional tourism and transport sectors and facilitate the formation of strategic alliances among key regional and international stakeholders. In this regard, the meeting will discuss important matters pertaining to Connectivity, Passenger Security, Border Control Technologies and Air Traffic Management among others, indicative of the opportunities and challenges facing the Region.

An expected outcome of the discussions is to enhance knowledge and awareness of the Regional Policy makers in support of the development of strategies to address issues affecting intra-regional travel and air connectivity among the countries of the Greater Caribbean.

The distinguished panel of speakers from the various organizations will address a range of topics including the Future of Aviation Security and the Regional Air Traffic Management Infrastructure.