LATAM Airlines has confirmed it will exit the Oneworld alliance on 1 October 2020. 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 October 2020, LATAM Airlines intends to remain unaligned to any of 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!
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...]
LATAM Airlines currently has a great Business class sale on flights from Sydney to Auckland. You can fly across the Tasman in the comfort of a lie-flat bed for just $343 one-way or $624 return! These excellent Sydney to Auckland Business fares are most useful for last-minute bookings. You'll need to complete all travel by 30 November 2018. The sale ends on 16 October, which … [Read more...]
Excellent value & award availability: Redeem your points to fly Business Class to South America! Redeeming frequent flyer points to South America has traditionally been very difficult. But thanks to some new direct flights between Australia and South America, award availability to South America is actually very good at the moment. LATAM Airlines will begin direct … [Read more...]