Jaime EscobarHead of Fuel and User Charges at ALTA
Jaime Escobar is Head of Fuel and User Charges at ALTA, the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association.
He returned to ALTA after 12 years to coordinate the Aviation Fuel Committee and the Airport Charges area in the association, based in Miami, Florida.
With more than 30 years' experience in the industry, Jaime has worked in the Civil Aviation Authority of Colombia on three different administrations, serving as Secretary of Operational Systems, Financial Director and Manager of the Eldorado Airport Second Runway Project.
At the headquarters of ALTA (Latin American Air Transport Association) in Miami he served as Special Projects Manager for four years.
At the regional office of IATA (International Air Transport Association) in Miami, he served as Manager of User Charges for seven years.
He also worked as Controller and Country Sales Manager for American Airlines in Colombia for five years.
His passion is the history of commercial aviation and airports with emphasis in Colombia and Latin America.