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LATAM launches new cabin class for national and international flights

LATAM launches new cabin class for national and international flights
LATAM launches new cabin class for national and international flights

LATAM Airlines Group announced today that it will introduce its superior cabin class, Premium Economy, to all national and international flights within Latin America operated by Airbus A320 family (A319, A320, A320neo and A321; “short-/medium-haul”) aircraft, starting March 16, 2020.

From this date, LATAM will be the only carrier to offer a premium service across its entire network of 145 destinations in 26 countries and five continents, with Premium Economy available on short-/medium-haul aircraft (Airbus A320 family) and Premium Business on long-haul aircraft (Boeing 787, 777, 767 and Airbus A350).

Once implemented, LATAM will offer two cabins classes on flights operated by short-/medium-haul aircraft: Premium Economy and Economy. Passengers in Economy will also continue to have the option to select LATAM+ Seats – offering increased space and reserved overhead bins – on most flights.

“Our goal is to continue being the first choice for customers in Latin America, and today we are launching Premium Economy, one of the most radical changes in terms of travel experience in LATAM’s history,” said Paulo Miranda, Chief Customer Officer, LATAM Airlines Group. “As part of our commitment to offering more options, flexibility and personalization to serve all journey types, the introduction of Premium Economy will provide the possibility to choose a superior service on all our flights.”

About Premium Economy

Premium Economy will be available on over 240 aircraft that operate approximately 1,280 domestic and regional flights each day, offering various benefits to customers:

At the airport:

• Priority check-in
• Baggage allowance from one to three pieces (up to 23 kg each)
• Priority boarding
• Priority baggage at luggage claim
• VIP lounge access in airports where available (Santiago, São Paulo/GRU, Lima, Bogotá, Miami and Buenos Aires) on selected international flights


• Seat in the first three rows of the aircraft
• Middle seat blocked for greater space and privacy
• Exclusive overhead bin for hand luggage
• Differentiated onboard service (including complimentary snacks and drinks)

Starting today (January 15, 2020), it is possible to book Premium Economy on all short-/medium-haul flights operating from March 16, 2020 via and other sales channels. The service is already available on the following routes from today:

From Santiago (Chile) to:

• São Paulo (GRU)
• Lima (LIM)
• Buenos Aires (EZE)

From Lima (Peru) to:

• São Paulo (GRU)
• Santiago (SCL)

From São Paulo (Brazil) to:

• Lima (LIM)
• Buenos Aires (EZE)
• Santiago (SCL)

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