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A LATAM Brasil A350-900 lands in São Paulo/Guarulhos. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | João Machado)

LATAM Airlines Group Tops May On-Time Performance Reports

Two leading airline data firms — Official Airline Guide (OAG) and Cirium — recognized the LATAM Group last week as the most punctual airline in the world, followed by a group of airlines from Japan, the U.S., Brazil, Russia, India, and New Zealand. In the case of the OAG ranking corresponding to January-May 2021, the achievement is based on compliance with the on-time-performance indicator. For its part, Cirium's monthly on-time performance report corresponding to May 2021 also put the LATAM…

LATAM Colombia Bets On Bogota As Its Next Big Tourist…

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…

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…

Copa Airlines Expanding Network with Increased Frequencies to the United…

After a year and a half of COVID-related challenges, Copa Airlines is starting to ramp up its operations in the United States. Beginning this June, the airline will offer new flight frequencies to six major cities along the East Coast and West Coast, expanding its network to over 55 destinations…

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…

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…

LATAM Announces Zero Waste, Carbon Neutral Program

Being carbon neutral by 2050, zero waste to landfill by 2027 and protecting iconic ecosystems in South America are some of the commitments that are part of LATAM Group's new Sustainability Strategy. By 2023, the group will eliminate single-use plastics, recycle all waste on domestic flights, make its LATAM lounges…

LATAM Chile Cancels International Flights, Reduces Capacity

Although Chile is one of the Latin American countries that has led the vaccination campaign against the COVID-19 pandemic, this crisis continues to affect the airline industry as infections in the South American country continue to increase. The Chilean government has announced new restrictions and lockdowns to continue fighting against…