As of July 1, 2023, LATAM Airlines Brazil will start connecting São Paulo (Brazil) and Los Angeles (United States) with a direct flightbeing the only Brazilian airline to operate that route.
The direct flight from Brazil to the west coast of the United States will have a frequency of three times a week on Boeing 777 aircraft. It will leave the São Paulo airport (Guarulhos) at 11:05 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, arriving in Los Angeles at 7:00 the next day. From Los Angeles, the flights will depart on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 1:00 p.m., scheduled to arrive in São Paulo (Guarulhos) at 5:20 a.m. the following day.
Thanks to LATAM’s recent alliance with Delta, when you arrive in Los Angeles you can easily connect with destinations such as San Francisco, Las Vegas and Seattle, while the entire LATAM network will be available from the San Pablo Hub.
In the same statement, they also detail the Increased capacity on flights to and from Latin Americaboth in LATAM and Delta operations.
November 23, 2022 – LATAM Airlines Brazil will begin its non-stop flight between the cities of São Paulo (Brazil) and Los Angeles (United States) on July 1, 2023, adding a destination that is currently not offered. In addition, from this new route it offers customers access to the largest corporate and general market in the US from Los Angeles, where Delta is the largest global airline. This operation is part of the first announcements after the approval of its Joint Venture agreement with Delta, last September.
The flight will have an initial frequency of three times a week on Boeing 777 aircraft, with capacity for 410 passengers (38 in the Premium Business cabin, 50 in Economy+ and 322 in Economy). It will take off from the São Paulo (Guarulhos) airport at 11:05 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, arriving in Los Angeles at 7:00 a.m. the next day. From Los Angeles, flights will take off at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, scheduled to arrive in São Paulo (Guarulhos) at 5:20 a.m. the following day.
From Los Angeles, customers will be able to connect to Delta’s major West Coast destinations, including San Francisco, Las Vegas and Seattle. Passengers, meanwhile, will be able to connect from the Hub in São Paulo with the different destinations of the LATAM Brazil domestic network, in addition to connections to the different destinations served by the group in the region.
More capacity to and from Latin America
Another novelty of the announcement was the operational adjustment on routes to and from the United States and that will affect flights of both companies. In the case of the LATAM Group, the changes will be the following:
– Santiago-Los Angeles: As of September 2023, LATAM Airlines Group will total 5 frequencies to Los Angeles International Airport. In total, it will add more than 900 seats with the two additional flights to the current offer.
– São Paulo-Orlando: Starting in August 2023, LATAM Airlines Brazil will increase its operation to the Orlando International Airport, incorporating a fourth weekly frequency. The operation will be carried out by Boeing 787-9 aircraft and will add 600 extra seats to this itinerary.
– Lima-Miami: The operation, in charge of LATAM Airlines Peru, will go from 14 to 17 weekly frequencies, in Boeing 767 aircraft with the updated interior cabin scheme. This adjustment will add more than 1,300 weekly seats so that customers can better connect to destinations in North America.
– Lima-New York: The itinerary will be adjusted from 7 to 12 weekly frequencies, on Boeing 767 aircraft operated by LATAM Airlines Peru, equipped with the updated interior cabin scheme. From Lima, passengers will be able to connect with regional destinations of the LATAM network such as Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro, among others. Meanwhile, the flights that will connect in New York will be able to do so quickly to destinations in the Delta network such as Toronto, Boston and Washington. Said adjustment will add more than 2,200 weekly seats so that customers can better connect to destinations in North America.
– Lima-Los Angeles: The operation of LATAM Airlines Peru will go from 7 to 14 weekly frequencies, in a mix between Boeing 767 and 787 aircraft. This adjustment will add more than 3,400 weekly seats so that customers can better connect to destinations in North America such as San Francisco, Las Vegas and Seattle. In Lima, meanwhile, they will be able to connect with regional destinations of the LATAM network such as Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro, among others.
On the part of Delta Air Lines, the recently announced changes consider the following routes:
– Atlanta-Santiago de Chile: The operation went from three weekly flights between Atlanta and Santiago de Chile to having a daily flight on an Airbus A350, which is equivalent to more than 2,700 weekly seats between its main hub in the United States and Arturo Airport. Merino Benitez.
– Atlanta-Lima: The service now operates on Airbus A350 aircraft, which translates into more than 1,700 extra weekly seats so that more customers can connect between Atlanta and the Peruvian capital’s International Airport.
– New York-São Paulo: As of October 29, Delta’s three weekly flights between New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport and São Paulo (Guarulhos) increased to daily operation, served with Airbus A330-300.
– Atlanta-São Paulo: A second seasonal daily flight between Atlanta and Sao Paulo (GRU) with Airbus A330 aircraft will begin on December 17.
– Atlanta-Rio de Janeiro: Delta will resume seasonal routing between Atlanta and Galeão International Airport (GIG) in Rio de Janeiro.
– Miami-Orlando: Delta will implement new daily service between Miami and Orlando on December 1
– Miami-Los Angeles: A new daily service between Miami and Los Angeles will be launched on December 17.
With these frequency adjustments, Delta and LATAM will add 23,000 weekly roundtrip seats to their regular itineraries to connect North and South America like never before.
Joint Venture between LATAM and Delta
The Joint Venture between LATAM and Delta seeks to improve the travel experience of its passengers and cargo customers. The agreement applies to select markets between North America (United States and Canada) and South America (Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay), providing benefits such as the joint accumulation of miles/points in frequent flyer programs and connections fastest to access more than 300 destinations between the US/Canada and South America.
The alliance between LATAM and Delta began in 2019, when they announced their first reciprocal accumulation/redemption of miles/points agreement, shared terminals in airports such as New York/JFK, São Paulo/Guarulhos and Santiago, reciprocal access to 53 Delta VIP Sky lounges Club in the United States and 5 LATAM Lounges in South America, including the new and exclusive Delta Sky Club in Los Angeles (LAX) and the new LATAM Lounge Santiago in Chile, the largest in South America.
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