Articles Tagged ‘LATAM Airlines’

Arch of Triumph 2017 launched - year five of global airport new route marketing competition

Arch of Triumph 2017 launched – year five of global airport new route marketing competition

The 2017 Arch of Triumph – our fifth year of competition – is underway. Can the rest of the world break the domination of Europe this year. With no entrants from the all-conquering region this week, the rest of the world gets to throw down an early marker.

LATAM Airlines launches third Orlando service

LATAM Airlines launches third Orlando service

LATAM Airlines begins flights between Santiago and Orlando, a route it will fly twice-weekly. 

Delhi shows off its certificate for its second win of 2016

Delhi shows off its certificate for its second win of 2016

Ignore what we said last week – there is still another week of competition after this one, for those FTWAs celebrating the start of routes in what remains of 2016. Take a look at these offerings from six airports from around the world, including entrants from Africa, Australasia, Europe and North America.


LATAM Airlines launches its second route to Barcelona

LATAM Airlines launches its second route to Barcelona

LATAM Airlines links Lima with Barcelona – joins existing flights to Sao Paulo Guarulhos. 

LATAM Airlines lands in Puerto Natales

LATAM Airlines lands in Puerto Natales

LATAM Airlines begins flights from Santiago – operates via Punta Arenas on inbound service.

American Airlines leads the oneworld charge with 36% of alliance capacity; Dallas/Fort Worth is largest hub; LHR – HKG is #1 for ASKs

American Airlines leads the oneworld charge with 36% of alliance capacity; Dallas/Fort Worth is largest hub; LHR – HKG is #1 for ASKs

The oneworld alliance covers a network of 1,000+ airports and 3,600+ routes on a fleet of 3,571 aircraft. Last year, around 3.5 billion people flew around the world according to IATA, with 558 million flying on a oneword airline. This means that around 15%-16% of air travellers last year flew on a oneworld member aircraft. […]


LATAM Airlines links Santiago to LA

LATAM Airlines links Santiago to LA

LATAM Airlines begins a thrice-weekly service between Santiago and Los Angeles on its 787-8 fleet.

LATAM Airlines Group cuts capacity across network with overall seat availability down 5.5%; traffic for 2016 down 1.1%; now serves Africa

LATAM Airlines Group cuts capacity across network with overall seat availability down 5.5%; traffic for 2016 down 1.1%; now serves Africa

The LATAM Airlines Group is currently going through a major rebranding programme. However, since its inception in 2012, it has not been smooth sailing as traffic and profits have fallen, and continue to do so. We take a closer look at traffic development and see how its network has changed during the past 12 months.

LATAM Airlines arrives in Africa

LATAM Airlines arrives in Africa

LATAM Airlines begins flights between Sao Paulo Guarulhos and Johannesburg – also commences Peruvian domestic link between Lima and Jaen.


Uzbekistan Airways welcomes its first 787 while Thai Airways introduces the A350 to its fleet

Uzbekistan Airways welcomes its first 787 while Thai Airways introduces the A350 to its fleet

For the first time this year Airbus has delivered more units than Boeing in a given month, with the European manufacturer handing over 61 aircraft in August, two more than its US counterpart. Together both companies distributed 120 units to their customers, the sixth month in 2016 which has seen both manufacturers achieve the feat […]

Colombian traffic up 7.4% for first half of 2016; grows 63% since the turn of the decade; Bogota – Medellin #1 route despite passenger drop

Colombian traffic up 7.4% for first half of 2016; grows 63% since the turn of the decade; Bogota – Medellin #1 route despite passenger drop

Since 2010 Colombian domestic traffic has grown 59% while international traffic has risen 74%. Within the past year the nation has welcomed Air Europa and Turkish Airlines to its airline roll call, while at the same time another European carrier has ended flights to the South American nation. We take a closer look at traffic […]

Los Angeles-Buenos Aires is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ 125,000 searches per year; one for American Airlines?

Los Angeles-Buenos Aires is Skyscanner “Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ 125,000 searches per year; one for American Airlines?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has uncovered that in the last year 125,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Los Angeles and Buenos Aires ‒ but the route is unserved. Surely this is an ideal route for either American Airlines or Aerolineas Argentinas??