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A LATAM Brasil A320 taxies in São Paulo/Guarulhos. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | João Machado)

LATAM Colombia Surpasses 2019 Passenger Numbers

LATAM Colombia pushed ahead in its quest for a full recovery this summer, as the airline beat the number of passengers it transported during the third quarter 2019, with a total of 1,742,988 passengers moved between the 15 destinations and 25 routes handled by the airline in Colombia from July 1-Sept. 30. With these results, the Colombian market remains one of the key countries for the LATAM Airlines Group, with a trend that has continued in recent months. According to…

LATAM Colombia Exceeds 2019 Passenger Numbers

LATAM Airlines Colombia exceeded the number of passengers moved during the third quarter of the year compared to the same period of 2019. The carrier transported a total of 1,742,988 passengers between its 15 destinations and 25 domestic routes handled in Colombia. With these results, the Colombian market remains one…

LATAM Projects Pre-Pandemic Levels of Profitability in 2024, Receives Offers…

LATAM Airlines Group and some of its debtor subsidiaries in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, the U.S. and Peru released their five-year business plan along with various advances related to their exit financing process. LATAM projects, by 2024, a recovery of profitability to the levels of 2019 and an increase in…

LATAM Closes Second Quarter with $2.3 Billion in Liquidity

This Monday, the LATAM Airlines Group reported that it foresees better operational prospects for the next six months, despite the profound impact of the pandemic in Latin America so far this year. In a press release, the group stated that it plans to reach a capacity greater than 50% of…

LATAM to Incorporate Five ex-Norwegian 787s

As LATAM Airlines Group proceeds its Chapter 11 bankruptcy process into a solid and financially sustainable future, the airline conglomerate keeps reviewing its fleet plan; last week, it announced the leasing of 28 new Airbus A320neo added to the previously existing order for 42 aircraft of the newest generation of…

Main South American Carriers Modernize Their Fleets

With the goal of bettering passenger comfort as they compete for supremacy in South America, LATAM and Avianca have announced significant upcoming changes in their fleets, which range from the incorporation of new aircraft to the modernization of their cabins. The LATAM Group presented to a U.S. court an agreement…

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…

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…