LATAM Airlines has become the latest airline to file for bankruptcy during the COVID-19 travel shutdown, as the company embarks on a reorganisation of the business. The circumstances of the LATAM bankruptcy are similar to those of Virgin Australia as well as Avianca, one of South America's other major airlines. The airline has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United … [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.
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South American airline LATAM has left the Oneworld alliance today. LATAM Airlines announced its intention to exit Oneworld in September 2019, initially proposing an October 2020 departure date. This was later brought forward to 1 May 2020. Although LATAM Airlines has departed the Oneworld alliance, it retains extensive partnerships with some Oneworld member airlines … [Read more...]
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 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...]