LATAM and Delta expand codeshare

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LATAM and Delta expand codeshare
Source: Newlink
November 15, 2021

This announcement will benefit customers with more connections between North and South America

The LATAM Group and Delta Air Lines announced today the expansion of their shared codes, which will allow their customers to access more than 20 international routes between the United States and South America, along with connections to domestic destinations and within the continent. In addition, it will allow the LATAM group to add to its offer eight new international routes operated by Delta between South America and the United States and 11 domestic destinations in the United States, from Atlanta. Delta, meanwhile, will add 12 international routes operated by the LATAM group between South America and the United States, connecting from Miami and Orlando, New York (JFK) and Los Angeles (LAX) as well as 7 interregional routes in South America and four new destinations domestic in Chile.

This announcement will benefit customers with more connections between both regions: more than 40 destinations in South America, including domestic routes in Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Ecuador and Peru, routes within South America, between South America and the United States and more than 70 domestic routes within the United States. Additionally, Delta Air Lines and LATAM will complement their current codeshare network in the coming months, with new routes to Delta's destinations in the United States and between the United States and Canada.

"This expansion of codeshare allows us to offer LATAM and Delta passengers the widest network of connections on the continent, with better schedules, safety and a world-class award-winning service," said Marty St. George, CCO of LATAM Airlines Group.

“Delta is more committed than ever to providing our customers with extensive travel options and award-winning service. The extension of our codeshare agreement with the LATAM group will allow Delta to expand our network of connecting routes and customer benefits just as the borders have reopened and customers travel freely again, ”said Alain Bellemare, international president of Delta Air Lines. "We look forward to introducing more customers to the exceptional service and complementary route network of the LATAM group airlines, welcoming more LATAM customers aboard our flights between South America and the United States."

Currently, the agreement between LATAM and Delta allows LATAM Pass® and SkyMiles® members to accumulate miles / points in their respective frequent flyer programs, including priority boarding, additional baggage check-in and access to VIP lounges for selected categories. Customers will be able to easily connect between Delta and LATAM flights at airports where airlines have relocated to the same terminal. This includes terminal 4 at the John F. Kennedy International Airport (New York), terminal 3 at the Guarulhos Airport in São Paulo and soon in terminal 2 at the Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport in Santiago de Chile.


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