Free and Nondiscriminatory Access to Airports: A Proposal for Latin America

Bosch, Antonio;
García-Montalvo, José
May 2003
This article discusses the regulatory framework and organization of airports in several Latin America countries in order to identify obstacles preventing free and non-discriminatory access to airport. In particular, the article exposes the basic elements of air transportation liberalization and discusses airport organization options and some basic principles on airport regulation. After reviewing the obstacles in Latin America for the integration of air transportation services, the article establishes a set of recommendations to promote competition and air transport market integration in Latin America.