Delta 767

Delta & LATAM To Start Codesharing In Early 2020

In late September it was announced that Delta would be buying a 20% stake in LATAM, and that the two airlines would be forming a joint venture. Well, the first step towards cooperation between the two airlines has now been revealed. It has just been…

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LATAM Adds Miami Flights Following American Breakup

In late September it was announced that Delta is buying a 20% stake in LATAM, which has huge implications for the industry. American and LATAM had been pursuing a joint venture, so to see Delta invest and now pursue a joint venture with LATAM caught…

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Latam 787 Business Class – 13

LATAM Leaving Oneworld On October 1, 2020

In late September one of the biggest "deals" we've seen in the airline industry in a long time happened, as Delta purchased a 20% stake in LATAM. LATAM has been in oneworld for years, and has had a close partnership with American. The two airlines had…

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American 767

American Clarifies Status Of LATAM Partnership

This has been a huge week in the airline industry, as Delta has announced that they're buying a 20% stake in LATAM, and will form a joint venture with them. This is a massive development, since American and LATAM had been pursuing a joint venture, but…

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American A319

American Airlines Is Acting Like A Bitter Ex (Story Updated)

American just did what's possibly the cattiest thing that we've ever seen done in the airline industry (and this includes Qatar Airways flying to Atlanta to "rub salt in the wound" of Delta, and also includes Delta trying to gate-block Qatar Airways…

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Filed Under: American, LATAM
Latam Premium Business – 3

Delta’s LATAM Investment: The 7 Losers

Yesterday I wrote about the truly shocking development that Delta would buy a stake in LATAM, and as a result LATAM would cut ties with American and oneworld. This was all happening while American and LATAM were pursuing a joint venture, though they…

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Latam 787 Business Class – 13

MAJOR COUP: Delta Taking Massive Stake In LATAM

This is huge news. It has been announced today that Delta will invest $1.9 billion to acquire a 20% stake in LATAM. This is being done through a public tender offer at $16 per share, to be funded principally with newly issued debt and available cash.…

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Latam Business Class 1

LATAM Argentina May Be Forced To Cut US Flights

LATAM is the largest airline in Latin America, though in reality it has several different "branches." LATAM is based in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. In a vast majority of cases, planes are shared across the divisions of the…

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Latam New Business Class 2

Now Flying: LATAM’s First Plane With New Business Class

Several months ago I wrote about how LATAM is spending $400 million updating their interiors across their fleet, which includes installing a new business class product. Currently the airline has a pretty lackluster business class hard product, as all…

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Latam 787 Business Class – 1

Great LATAM Business Class Fares From The US To South Africa

Premium cabin flights from the US to South Africa are often quite expensive, and award availability can be tough to come by. When most people consider flying to South Africa, they think of either flying direct, flying through another hub in Africa (Addis…

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Latam New Business Class 1

LATAM Introducing New Business Class Seats

LATAM has announced that they're investing 400 million USD in their aircraft interiors, which will see them refreshing two thirds of their fleet over the next two years, including longhaul aircraft. LATAM already has fully flat beds in business class…

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Latam 787 Business Class – 20

Alaska Mileage Plan Reduces Mileage Earning On LATAM

Alaska Mileage Plan is one of my all around favorite frequent flyer programs, though there's no denying that over time the program has lost some value. Alaska has a unique mix of partners that are great for earning and redeeming miles, and their partner…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Alaska Mileage Plan
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Review: LATAM Lounge Sao Paulo Airport

Introduction: Swiping Left On TAAG Angola Review: Star Alliance First Class Lounge LAX Review: Lufthansa First Class A340 Los Angeles To Munich Review: Lufthansa New First Class Lounge Munich Airport Review: TAAG Angola First Class 777 Lisbon To Luanda…

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Latam Premium Business – 3

Review: LATAM Business Class 787-8 Santiago To Mexico City

We arrived in Santiago at 9:40PM, while our connecting flight was at 11:40PM, so we had a decent connection time. However, the transit process ended up taking longer than expected. I found the signage in the airport to be bad, and as we made our way…

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Latam 787 Business Class – 22

Review: LATAM Business Class 787-9 Easter Island To Santiago

Our flight from Easter Island to Santiago was departing at 2:55PM, and the hotel dropped us off at the airport at 12:40PM, which seemed awfully early. To enter the terminal you had to put your bag through an x-ray, though the person manning the belt…

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Latam Business Class 787 – 1

Review: LATAM Business Class 787 Santiago To Easter Island

While our flight from Mexico City to Santiago was operated by a Boeing 787-8, this flight was operated by the slightly larger 787-9. Both planes have 30 business class seats, though the layouts are different, which is due to the location of the second…

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Latam Business Class – 3

Review: LATAM Business Class 787 Mexico City To Santiago

I was excited to experience LATAM's business class on a longer flight, given that previously I had only flown a LATAM 787 between Madrid and Frankfurt, which is too short of a flight to really experience the service. We boarded through door L2, where…

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