LATAM Airlines recently announced that it will leave the Oneworld alliance on 1 May 2020, five months earlier than planned. But Qantas has confirmed that Qantas Frequent Flyer members will still enjoy the benefits of their status when flying on LATAM Airlines beyond this date. In addition, Qantas will continue to award status credits for LATAM Airlines flights taken until the … [Read more...]
LATAM Airlines is the largest carrier in South America, with flights across the continent as well as to Australia and New Zealand. LATAM Airlines is a partner airline for Qantas and the two airlines have an extensive codeshare agreement.
If you're travelling to South America with LATAM Airlines, be sure to get a good credit card for overseas travel to avoid getting slugged with unnecessary fees!
LATAM Airlines has announced that it will now leave the Oneworld alliance on 1 May 2020, five months earlier than previously planned. This means that you will no longer be able to earn Qantas status credits when flying with LATAM Airlines from May. Oneworld frequent flyers will also stop receiving Oneworld status benefits on this date, including lounge access and priority … [Read more...]
LATAM Airlines has confirmed it will exit the Oneworld alliance on 1 October 2020 on 1 May 2020 (five months earlier than previously announced). Instead of Oneworld membership, LATAM will create a new strategic partnership with Delta Air Lines in the USA. This will leave the Oneworld alliance with no member airlines based in South America. After exiting Oneworld in May 2020, … [Read more...]
Internal flights within Peru - and South America in general - can be expensive. This is especially so if you're booking in Australia. But there is a trick to save a small fortune on flights within South America. Many Australians prefer to use LATAM Airlines as it's a Oneworld airline, a Qantas Frequent Flyer partner and has a good reputation. But LATAM charges Australians a … [Read more...]
Another passenger booked on a Qantas flight operated by LATAM Airlines has been bumped from their flight due to overbooking. Yet again, neither LATAM Airlines nor Qantas are accepting any responsibility. LATAM has not offered compensation, with both airlines telling this passenger to speak to the other airline. This is not the first time that LATAM Airlines has denied … [Read more...]