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A LATAM 767-300 arrives in São Paulo/Guarulhos. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | João Machado)

LATAM Colombia Bets On Bogota As Its Next Big Tourist Destination

On the heels of Colombian tourism expo Anato 2021, the District Tourism Institute (IDT) and local carrier LATAM Colombia announced the signing of a new alliance that is seeking to promote the national capital of Bogota as the main tourist destination in the country and a top tier destination in the world, promoting increased passenger traffic and supporting the reactivation of the hotel sector in the months ahead. In a press release, the carrier announced that Bogota will be connected…

Major Latin American Airlines Begin IATA Travel Pass Tests

To re-open borders without quarantine and restart aviation national governments need to be confident that they are effectively mitigating the risk of importing COVID-19. This means having accurate information on passengers’ COVID-19 health status. Informing passengers on what tests, vaccines and other measures they require prior to traveling, details on…

Aeromexico, Volaris Bolster Fleets with Addition of New Aircraft

Over the course of this month, two of Mexico's largest airlines have announced the incorporation of new aircraft into their fleets, taking the next step toward returning to pre-Covid-19 fleet and passenger numbers as the busy summer travel season takes off. As part of its fleet plan — and the…

LATAM Colombia Recovers Its Schedule to 100%

LATAM Colombia announced Friday the growth plan that the company will execute in the second half of the year in the country, which raises an investment that will be reflected in the incorporation of three Airbus 320 aircraft, the adaptation of maintenance infrastructure and human resources and the 20% growth…

SKYTRAX Rates LATAM with The Highest Score Achieved in South…

LATAM Airlines Group has recognized by Skytrax, the airline industry's leading accreditation organization for COVID-19 safe travel, obtaining a 4-star rating, making LATAM is the only airline in South America that has obtained this category. In a press release, the Chilean carrier announced this recognition, demonstrating its leadership in the…

Viva Air Launches Its New Image

On its ninth anniversary, the Colombian low-cost airline Viva Air announced on Tuesday, June 1, that it is transforming and changing its image, to be called simply "Viva." Viva started back in 2012 as “Viva Colombia,” then, in 2017, the carrier changed its name to “Viva Air,” in which it…

LATAM Begins the Implementation of Recycling Programs On Board and…

After launching its sustainability strategy, LATAM Airlines Group announces that it will implement on-board recycling on all domestic flights in the countries where it operates. In addition, the South American carrier will take the uniform recycling program from its' Peru to the rest of the subsidiaries by the end of…

LATAM Announces Expansion of Cargo Fleet Leading to 2023

LATAM Airlines Group announced the expansion of its fleet-converted-to-cargo growth plan, under which it expects to gradually add 10 Boeing 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighters over the next three years, totaling a fleet of up to 21 aircraft of cargo by the end of 2023. The first will be received by…

Alliance between Aeroméxico and Delta Air Lines Celebrates Four Years

Aeroméxico and its partner Delta Air Lines celebrate four years of their joint collaboration, the cross-border alliance between Mexico and the United States that begun in May 2017 creating multiple services and benefits to more than 22 million customers. In a press release, the Mexican carrier stated that despite the…

Viva Aerobus Continues Charge to Compensate For Its Carbon Footprint

Viva Aerobus signed a strategic alliance with Anaconda Carbon, a company dedicated to the promotion and development of renewable energy technologies, energy efficiency, reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and sustainability initiatives, to launch its voluntary footprint compensation program carbon for passengers. The carbon footprint refers to all GHG emissions…