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LATAM Airlines Group is the largest airline company in South America with branches in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. With a fleet of 300+ aircraft, LATAM Airlines reaches 140+ destinations in South America, the Caribbean, North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. LATAM Airlines is the result of the merger between the Chilean carrier LAN and the Brazilian airline TAM in 2012.


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LATAM Boeing 787 Diverts Due To Suspected Fuel Leak

The 787 had to return to its origin airport shortly after departing.

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Mataveri International: A Brief Guide To The World's Most Remote Airport

A mystical gateway to Easter Island that stands testament to human ingenuity and the boundless expanse of our planet

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A Look At LATAM's Long-Haul Network

This year LATAM is launching several long-haul routes including flights to Johannesburg and London.

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Paddington Bear's Flight? LATAM Connects London To Peru

The route, set to launch on December 2, will become the only direct connection between the United Kingdom and Peru.

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LATAM Pilot Pronounced Dead After Boeing 787 Diversion

The captain operating flight LA505 became unwell during the flight forcing the diversion.

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Flying Sydney To Auckland - Which Airline Is Best?

How do the five carriers flying the route compare in terms of schedule, price, and onboard service?

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LATAM Brasil Transported More Than 120,000 Passengers To Italy Last Year

LATAM operates the 410-passenger Boeing 777s on Italian routes.

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The Most Notable New Airline Routes This Week

Routes go to the heart of airlines and airports, and I celebrate them in my weekly newsletter.

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A Look At LATAM’s New Routes And Partnerships

The airline group announced partnerships, launched new international routes, and received new aircraft during 2023's first half.

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LATAM Airlines Group Posts Q2 Profit Of $145 Million

This was the group's second consecutive profitable quarter this year.

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LATAM Launches Nonstop Flights From Sao Paulo To Los Angeles

This route is part of the LATAM-Delta Joint Venture Agreement.

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LATAM Eliminates 88% Of Single-Use Plastics Inflight

The airline reduced the use of 1,600 tons of plastic.

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LATAM Brasil Removes Airbus A321 That Was Stuck On Runway In Florianópolis

The incident took place on Wednesday and forced the closure of the airport.

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LATAM Takes Delivery Of First Airbus A320neo Using SAF

The airline expects to close the year with 31 A320neo planes in its fleet.

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LATAM Airlines Airbus A321 Skids Off Runway In Florianopolis

The aircraft landed in heavy rain and suffered visible damage. All of the passengers and crewmembers disembarked safely, and there were no injuries.

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A Series Of Unfortunate Events: Passenger Dies Aboard LATAM Boeing 777

Following a death onboard during the outbound leg, the LATAM 777 flight returning to São Paulo had to divert to Lisbon as well.

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Brazilian Airlines Transported 44.7 Million Passengers Through May

The country has recovered 93% of its pre-pandemic traffic numbers.

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LATAM Eyes Increased Capacity To Easter Island

Starting on August 1, the airline will increase its weekly capacity to the tourist destination.

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LATAM: Nearly 60% Of Brazilians Dispatch Luggage Autonomously

Brazilian passengers overwhelmingly prefer self-service options to check their baggage.

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LATAM Airlines & Delta Announce Four New Routes Including Atlanta-Cartagena & Miami-Medellin

The new routes are part of the two companies' strategic agreement launched last year.