Latam Airlines

Book Latam Airlines flights to Latin America

If you are looking for cheap flights to and around South America, LATAM Airlines is a number one choice. LATAM Airlines has become recognised over the years as an airline that provides a high quality of service and proven on-time performance. This South American airline operates under Chilean law and has its headquarters in Santiago, Chile. The airline also has offices based in Brazil and operates in conjunction with subsidiaries located in Peru, Paraguay, Ecuador, Colombia and Argentina.

They currently offers cheap international flights between Johannesburg, South Africa, and 115 Latin American destinations.

About The Formation of LATAM Airlines (LA)

LATAM Airlines (LA) is a merger of LAN Airlines which was founded in 1929 and TAM Airlines which was founded in 1976. While the two airlines have had agreements in place since 2010, the airline was only officially founded in 2012. The government approved the merger of the airlines and foundation of LATAM  in September 2011, with various limitations imposed.

The airline is currently owned by a variety of shareholders and is constantly looking for new ways to introduce cheap flights and better serviced routes between Europe and Latin America.

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Cheap Latam Airlines Flights (LAN) From South Africa

Prices based on live searches up till 11 Nov 00:00 and are subject to change.

LATAM Airlines Fleet

The Airlines fleet (as at December 2016) consists of a mix of Airbus and Boeing Aircraft as follows:

  • Airbus A319-100: 48
  • Airbus A320-200: 146
  • Airbus A320neo: 2
  • Airbus A320-200: 47
  • Airbus A350-900: 7
  • Boeing 767-300ER: 37
  • Boeing 777-300ER: 10
  • Boeing 787-8: 10
  • Boeing 787-9: 12


Get Rewarded for Flying with LATAM Airlines

LATAM has a frequent flyer loyalty program in place called LATAM Pass. Passengers can accumulate points or “kms” with each flight booked. Shopping at associated retail stores, car hire companies, hotels and other affiliates will also earn you points or “kms”.


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Kms earned can be used for flight discounts and for shopping online as well as for extra flying benefits such as excess baggage, access to priority lounges and more. Passengers must register with the LATAM Pass program in order to accumulate rewards.


LATAM Countries | Destinations That LATAM Airlines Flies To

While LATAM Airlines offers flights between Johannesburg and 115 Latin American destinations, the airline is mostly known for its local routes. For travellers visiting South America, LATAM Airlines is the ideal company to provide local flights in and around the area.

The airline is a major role player in the travel industry in Latin America and currently offers flights to 7 Latin American countries and a total of over 100 destinations found in Argentina (14), Brazil (40), Chile (16), Colombia (20), Ecuador (5), Peru (16), Paraguay and Bolivia.

LATAM Airlines also offers international flights to North America, the Caribbean, Mexico City, New York, Miami, Los Angeles, Toronto, Punta Cana, Havana, London, Paris, Barcelona, Madrid, Milan and Frankfurt.


What You Need to Know When You Book Online with LATAM Airlines

You can browse and find cheap flights with LATAM Airlines right here. Simply search your destination and route and select the flight times and dates that best suit your travel dates and budget.

  • Baggage policy – each passenger is allowed one piece of hand luggage and one personal item on-board the aircraft. Maximum weight for hand luggage is 8kg for Economy passengers and 16kg for Premium Economy and Business class. Checked in luggage is restricted to 2 pieces weighing no more than 23kg in Economy class, and 3 pieces weighing no more than 23kg in Premium Business class.
  • LATAM Airlines Check-in Procedures – domestic travellers must check in at the airport 1.5 hours prior to departure, and international travellers at least 3 hours prior to departure. Online check-in is available and is open 48 hours to 2 hours prior to departure. Travellers will need their booking reference and ID / passport number to check-in online. Passengers can also check their LATAM Airlines flight status online by entering their flight number and trip date.


LATAM Flight Classes and On-Board Comfort

In Economy class, passengers are offered comfortable reclining seats, adjustable head rests and access to the airlines entertainment system offering top movies, series and music.

Premium Business class offers passengers larger, reclining leather seats, a wide selection of magazines and newspapers. Large screens for the entertainment system offer the latest music and movies.

Business class passengers are provided with reclining flatbed seats as well as access to a gourmet menu and a selection of drinks. Large screen entertainment with the latest releases of movies and music is also offered.


LATAM Airlines in Recent News

Book your next flight to or from South America on-board LATAM Airlines. Take advantage of our low airfares, access to specials and promotions and more.


LATAM Airlines Teams Up with Travel Companies to Offer Passengers Savings

The airline recently teamed up with Sunspot Holidays in order to offer travellers up to $200 discounts when booking holiday accommodation and using the airline for their trip. This promotion is said to be valid for flights into November 2017.


LATAM Profits Plummet

LATAM Airlines recently reported a 35.9% decline in profits in the first quarter. The company attributed the decline to increased labour and fuel costs. Part of the company’s cost efficiency efforts in 2016 meant a 12.4% decrease in workforce. The airline is hoping to turn things around in the next few months.

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