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Monika Infante elected to preside Latin American and Caribbean airports association

Monika Infante Henríquez, director of Vinci airports in the Dominican Republic, was chosen to preside the Latin America and Caribbean Airports Association (ACI-LAC) board of directors for 2024-2025.

In the Dominican Republic, she oversees the Vinci subsidiary, Aerodom, that operates the international airports in Santo Domingo, Samana, Puerto Plata, and Barahona.

In accepting the position, Infante Henríquez committed to continue working on the liberalization of the air transport industry and the growth of traffic, focusing on innovation and technology for the benefit of travelers.

In addition, she committed to work through the association to promote the sustainability and decarbonization of the sector, and the integration of airports in the economic development and well-being of nations and regions, maintaining their relevance for governments.

“I assume with great pleasure, responsibility and commitment the challenge of leading the ACI-LAC Council. Being the first female president commits me even more to charting the route for all the women who work every day in this exciting industry,” she highlighted.

“We are committed to continuing to work on the liberation of the air transport industry and the growth of passenger traffic, focusing on innovation and technology for the benefit of travelers,” said Dr. Monika Infante.

Infante Henriquez also mentioned that the continuous push for airports to grow sustainably stands out in the ACI-LAC objects. She said she will work to lead the industry’s energy transition. She commits to continually improving the passenger experience, guaranteeing operational and airport security, keeping new generations interested in the sector, and contributing to the economic development of communities.

ACI-LAC is a regional office of Airports Council International, representing the interests of airport operators for the Latin-American and Caribbean. Founded in 1991, the mission of ACI-LAC is to provide support for a secure, stable, efficient and environmentally compatible airport system.

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El Nacional

14 November 2023