LATAM becomes the only airline to work nonstop flights between Brazil & Los Angeles, where clientele will also have connections to the most admired destinations from Delta hubs on the West Coast of the United States, counting San Francisco, Las Vegas, and Seattle.
Delta has lately announced that it now has increased frequencies between North & South America. This winter saw a boost of 130% in weekly seats in Chile and more than 170% in Brazil, as ATL-SCL and JFK-GRU moved to everyday service and Delta returned seasonally to Rio de Janeiro Adding a second daily journey to Janeiro and ATLGRU. Generally, the JV frequency change adds more than 23,000 weekly seats to attach North & South America like never before.
In September, LATAM Airlines Group & Delta Air Lines broadcast the primary operations after receiving approval for their joint business enterprise agreement. Among the initiative, LATAM announced the launch of an innovative service between São Paulo & Los Angeles from July 1, 2023, presently connecting the well-liked destination with Los Angeles. Moreover, this new route provides consumers access to the largest US-South America corporate and general marketplace from LAX, where Delta is the major global carrier.
The flight will have an initial regularity of three times per week on a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, with a facility of 410 passengers (38 in best business cabin, 50 in economy+ & 322 in economy). It will leave São Paulo (Guarulhos) Airport at 11:05 pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays, inward in Los Angeles at 7 am the next day. Flights from Los Angeles will leave at 1 PM on Wednesdays, Thursdays & Sundays and land in São Paulo (Guarulhos) at 5:20 AM the following day.
A joint project between LATAM and Delta
The joint project between LATAM & Delta seeks to recover the travel practice for its customer & cargo clients. The agreement applies to choose markets among North & South America, allowing combined accumulation of miles/points in recurrent flyer programs & access to more than 300 places between the US/Canada & South America (Brazil, Chile, and Colombia). There are advantages such as quicker connections.
Delta and LATAM declare in 2019 that they would form the top airline partnership across the Americas. Since then, the partners have achieved numerous milestones including mutual frequent flyer miles accumulation/redemption; mutual elite common flier benefits; shared terminals at hub airports such as New York JFK, Sao Paulo, Brazil & Santiago, Chile; & 53 Delta Sky Club lounges in the US and five LATAM lounges in South America, counting Delta’s new show-stopping Sky Club in Los Angeles and the novel LATAM lounge Santiago de Chile, the major client lounge in South America.