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LATAM Brasil Outlines Growth Plans

As Brazil is through its worst phase of the COVID-19 pandemic and the vaccination campaign ramps up, airlines that operate domestically are starting to feel the effect of increased demand. This time, contrary to the shattered hopes and brief rebound of later 2020 (or, as it is called in Brazil, a "chicken flight"), companies start to gear up for good, hoping for a post-pandemic scenario. In this regard, LATAM Brasil, the second largest airline by domestic traffic in the country…

LATAM Resumes Flights from São Paulo to Paris, Bogotá

After another wave of flight restrictions to most countries regarding passengers arriving from Brazil, international flights from the South American country finally start to be rolled out again as the worst of the nation's second wave of Covid-19 has passed. Regarding this, LATAM Brasil has announced it is restarting flights…

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…

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 Brasil Outsources Ground Agents At Most Airports As Restructuring…

As LATAM Airlines Group reshuffles its operations and cleans up its financial situation as a part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy process, the group's branches continue their streamlining and cost-cutting measures. The latest agreement — and one of the most relevant with respect to labour relations so far — was…