In a meeting with President Dilma Rousseff, representatives of the Brazilian Association of Airline Companies (Abear) today presented a set of goals and proposals for commercial aviation, with the goal of increasing 100% the number of tickets sold in Country to 200 million by 2020.
According to the organization’s president, Eduardo Sanovicz, the industry proposes a continuous dialogue with government agencies connected with the industry to discuss the measures necessary to its goals.
“Brazil has gone from 33 million to 100 million passengers from 2002 to 2012. The average price of airfare came from R $ 470 to R $ 280. To continue this process requires a very delicate set of measures, technical, technological, that is will need everyone involved to agree, “said Sanovicz, after meeting with President Dilma in which was also the minister of the Department of Civil Aviation Wagner Bittencourt.
Sanovicz said that airlines want to participate in the economic development process of the country, for example in discussions on how to make investments in infrastructure, new airports, and policy for aviation kerosene.
As president of Abear, President Dilma said it will discuss internally how to conduct each of the items proposed and that the sector will be called within a short timeframe to continue the dialogue, “no longer with the lady president, but with the technical bodies who are debating the issue. “