LATAM is the Official Airline of the Pan American Games Lima 2019
The airline will be responsible for transporting the delegations of athletes, technical officers and leaders of thirteen of the countries that will compete
LATAM Airlines Group was named as the "Official Airline" of the 2019 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games, which will be held for the first time in Peru between July 26 and August 11, and August 23 and September 1, respectively. LATAM will be responsible for transporting the delegations of athletes, technical officers and leaders of thirteen countries, including Mexico, who will compete in the continent's most important sports festival.
The agreement was signed in Lima between the presidents of Panam Sports, Neven Ilic; of Lima 2019, Carlos Neuhaus Tudela; and the General Manager of LATAMAirlines Peru, Manuel van Oordt.
As part of the agreement, LATAM will transport 723 people from the delegation of Mexico, from a total of 4,904 representatives from Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Costa Rica, Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Haiti.
The President of Panam Sports, Neven Ilic, said: "LATAM is one of the most important airlines in the world, so we are proud that it is the Official Airline of the Games and that it can transport our athletes for the great continental sport festival. that we will live in next July ".
Carlos Neuhaus Tudela, President of Lima 2019, added that this agreement consolidates two important milestones in the organization of Lima 2019: the arrival of outstanding athletes and the Pan-American Torch. "Lima 2019 will be a sports and cultural festival, which will allow Peru to be seen in the eyes of the world. In our capacity as host, we will offer athletes a sports infrastructure with quality standards, as well as, in parallel, a cultural program. The success of the Games will be the best experience that athletes and visitors can have, and a legacy for Peruvians, "he said.