• The engineering and consultancy multinational specialised in the airport sector was invited to participate in the “9th South America Infrastructure & Energy Summit”. It is one of the most outstanding meeting points and business forums in Colombia and Latin America, where it is presenting its experience in projects carried out around the continent.
• The aviation director of the company, Carlos Berenguer, has highlighted in his speech the opportunity the airport market offers in Latin America, a sector that has experienced a remarkable growth in the recent years but that “will be even greater with the 6% increase the air transport has foreseen for the continent for the following the 20 years”.
• For AERTEC Solutions, the main challenge to fulfil the existing demand is to provide a modern infrastructure, offering quality services to the passengers and maintaining the airport project concession strategy that the country has been developing “with open processes that contribute to the liberalization of the aviation market and which is the best guarantee to assure the country's future”.
• The “9th South America Infrastructure & Energy Summit” takes place the 9th and 10th of September in the hotel JW Marriot of Bogota. The main companies, institutions and people of the infrastructure, engineering and energy sector of the South American continent have attended the event.
• AERTEC Solutions counts with reference projects at over 70 airports around the five continents, and the international projects represent more than 75% of the company's airport business volume. Between these projects, the ones carried out at the airports of Colombia, Panama, Peru, Brazil, Chile, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Belgium, Spain, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia stand out.
September 14, 2015. – AERTEC Solutions, a multinational consultancy and engineering firm specialised in airports, aerospace industry and air transportation, has pointed out Latin America as one of the airport markets with greater growth potential for the next decades, according to what the aviation director, Carlos Berenguer, said in an infrastructure and energy international meeting that has been held the days 9 and 10 of September in Bogota (Colombia).
The company was invited to participate and to talk in the event “9th South America Infrastructure & Energy Summit”, one of the most outstanding meeting points and business forums carried out in Colombia and Latin America. It has gathered, on this occasion, the main companies, institutions and people of the infrastructure, engineering and energy sector of the South American continent. AERTEC Solutions has been the chosen company to approach the situation of the airport market and its future challenges at this congress.
At the conference, titled “Challenges for the airport development in South America”, Carlos Berenguer emphasised on the opportunity this market represents to continue developing the airport sector: “it is already being favoured with the intense change this market is experiencing in several countries in the recent years. It will be even greater in the future given the 6% increase the air transport has foreseen for the continent in the following 20 years.
In this regard, he indicated that “the main challenge to fulfil the demand and to continue with the strong development the airport sector in Latin America is experiencing is not only by carrying out the required investments in order to have new and modern infrastructure that cover the demand, but also by offering quality services to the future customers, creating safe and comfort spaces”. In his speech, Berenguer has given as example of the sector’s development some of the projects carried out along the continent in which AERTEC Solutions has collaborated, regarding the creation and improvement of the facilities at the airports of Bogota (Colombia), Lima (Peru), and Santiago (Chile), that will have a remarkable growth in the next years.
In conclusion, the aviation director of AERTEC Solutions pleaded for the states and governments in Latin America to continue the strategy of airport project concession like in the recent years, “with open processes that contribute to the liberalization of the aviation market which are the best guarantee in the midterm to assure the sector's future”. “This does not only implement the growth of the demand and its suitable answer in services and infrastructures, but also, and most important, it is obtaining a great economic impact on the cities and regions of several countries, and consequently, a benefit for the society”.
The “9th South America Infrastructure & Energy Summit” is an event organized by the BNamericas companies, specialised in business meetings and forums of different industrial and technological sectors. It counts with the support of several companies as well as financial and business institutions from Colombia and other countries of Latin America. In the summit, top executives and managers of the largest companies of construction, engineering, logistic and transports, financial and manufacturing suppliers of services, concessionaires, financial institutions and equipment manufacturers have participated. Among some of the public institutions attending the summit were the Colombian National Infrastructure Agency (ANI), the National Airport Authority of Peru (APN Peru), the Investments and Exports Promotion Institute of Uruguay, or the Metro de Santiago (Chile) and Bogota and Medellin (Colombia).
About AERTEC Solutions
AERTEC Solutions is a multinational consultancy and engineering firm specialised in airports, air transport and aeronautical industry that has developed projects at over 70 airports along more than 26 countries of the five continents. It is also present in the great world-wide aeronautical programs, like the A350XWB, A400M, A320 or A330MRTT, among others.
AERTEC Solutions counts with a multidisciplinary team able to develop very diverse expert services in engineering and airport consultancy. Some of these services are: airport planning, studies of aeronautical security, design of flight procedures, airspace studies, airport certification, plans of operational security, basic projects and detailed designs of airfields, visual aids design and aircraft apron design, design of ground visual aids and AGL design.
At the moment their international projects represent over a 75% of the company’s airport business volume. Between these projects, the works carried out at the airports of Colombia, Panama, Peru, Brazil, Chile, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Belgium, Spain, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia stand out, among others. Also, it is the preferred supplier of the Airbus Group (Tier 1) in services of manufacture engineering and program management for its civil and military airplanes, besides offering its knowledge and experience in the industrialization activities, support to manufacturing and assembly as well as to the design and production.