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Latam Airlines to increase international operation in 2021 with new routes to Brazil and Peru

From December 15, Latam will also increase its operation to the United States, from one to three weekly flights on the Bogota-Miami route

LATAM Airbus A320 airplane
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  • As of January 1st, the carrier will resume flights from Cartagena to Lima with four weekly frequencies and from Bogota to Sao Paulo with a daily flight;
  • From December 15, the airline will also increase its operation to the United States, from one to three weekly flights on the Bogotá-Miami route.

Leading airline service in Latin America, Latam Airlines announced on Monday that is increasing its international offer. As of January 1st, the carrier will resume flights from Cartagena to Lima with four weekly frequencies and from Bogota to Sao Paulo with a daily flight.

“For LATAM it is very significant to materialize the growth of our international operation and, although given the current context of the pandemic, we know that the recovery process will be slow and gradual, it is also true that air connectivity is key for the country,” said Santiago Álvarez, executive director of Latam Airlines Colombia.

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With the Cartagena–Lima route operated by Latam Airlines Peru, the group completes 14 weekly frequencies to Lima, with 7 flights from Bogotá, 3 from Cali and as of January, 4 flights a week from Cartagena.

On the Bogota–Sao Paulo route, Latam will offer 7 weekly frequencies from January 1, 2021, thus completing 6 international routes that connect the country with the main destinations in the region.

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From December 15, the airline will also increase its operation to the United States, from one to three weekly flights on the Bogotá-Miami route. Latam resumed its operations in Miami on November 16.

In September, Latam obtained approval on its second try of a crucial $2.45 billion bankruptcy loan to take the airline out of Chapter 11 restructuring, after having its previous package rejected by a judge.