LATAM Airlines has reported a gradual recovery of its operations in recent months, with activity of 6.4%, 9.2% and 13.9% in June, July and August, respectively, after a “drastic reduction” due to the pandemic.
With respect to the August operation, passenger traffic decreased by 89.1% over the previous year, while its capacity decreased by 86.1% compared to August 2019.
At the international level, LATAM added a new direct flight to Madrid, complementing its flights to Miami and Sao Paulo/Guarulhos; the latter being a connection center for domestic flights both in Brazil and to Europe (Frankfurt, Lisbon, London and Madrid).
In Chile, during August, the airline resumed flights to Copiapó, La Serena and Temuco, increased frequencies to destinations such as Iquique, Calama, Antofagasta, Puerto Montt and Punta Arenas.
The company assures to continue with a strong safety and hygiene campaign in all its operations, according to the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO), the health authorities and the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
On all flights, the use of masks is required throughout the journey, alcohol gel is available in the cabin and an on-board service is implemented to reduce interaction between crew and passengers.