Latam Premium Business – 3

LATAM Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

A couple of weeks ago Avianca, one of Latin America's largest airlines, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Now LATAM, Latin America's largest airline, has done the same. LATAM Airlines Group, including affiliates in Chile, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador,…

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Great LATAM Business Class Fares From The US To South Africa

As I’ve said before, in general I don’t think there’s anything wrong with planning travel way in advance, given the deals that are available. However, if you’re going to do so, go into it with the expectation that the trip may not materialize, as we…

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Filed Under: Flight Deals, Great Deals
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Delta & LATAM Launch Reciprocal Frequent Flyer Benefits

In September 2019 it was announced that Delta would be buying a 20% stake in LATAM, and that the two airlines would be forming a joint venture. There is significant work required to fully execute on the partnership, as LATAM currently belongs to oneworld,…

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Filed Under: Delta, LATAM
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Trick To Saving On Domestic LATAM Peru Flights

Yesterday Ford and I planned a pretty last minute trip to Peru, which we're both excited about: Neither of us have ever been to Peru Hopefully I can review LATAM's new 767 business class There are some cool points hotels I plan on reviewing I'll also…

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Latam New Business Class 4

16 LATAM Planes Now Have New Business Class Seats

Well over a year ago I wrote about how LATAM is spending $400 million updating their interiors across their fleet, which includes installing a new business class product. Historically the airline has a pretty lackluster business class hard product, with…

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Latam 787 Business Class – 13

LATAM Leaving Oneworld On May 1, 2020, Earlier Than Expected

In late September 2019, 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 had a close partnership with American. The two airlines…

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Filed Under: LATAM, oneworld
Delta A321 First Class – 2

Delta Air Lines Announces Miami Expansion

In September 2019 it was announced that Delta Air Lines would be buying a 20% stake in LATAM, and that the two airlines would be forming a joint venture. In the process LATAM will be leaving oneworld, and will also stop partnering with American Airlines,…

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Filed Under: Delta, LATAM
Latam 787 Business Class – 20

LATAM Joins Delta At JFK Terminal 4

In September 2019 it was announced that Delta would be buying a 20% stake in LATAM, and that the two airlines would be forming a joint venture. This is a gradual process, as LATAM has to give one year notice for leaving oneworld, meaning they'll belong…

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Filed Under: Delta, LATAM
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LATAM Adds Premium Economy On Regional Flights

LATAM has been making significant investments in their product lately. For example, the airline is in the process of installing awesome new business class seats throughout their long haul fleet, and they've even been doing so at a good pace. Well, the…

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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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Filed Under: Delta, LATAM
Latam New Business Class 2

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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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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Filed Under: American, LATAM
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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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Filed Under: Delta, LATAM
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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Filed Under: American, Delta
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 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