Tag: Latam Airlines

Pope Francis Marries LATAM Cabin Crew Couple During a Flight

Reading Time: 2 minutes Last Thursday, the Holy Father Pope Francis delivered the sacrament of marriage to two cabin crew members onboard LATAM flight LA1250 from Santiago (SCL) to Iquique (IQQ) in Chile. The ceremony was witnessed by Ignacio Cueto, Chairman of LATAM Airlines, along with Monsignor Mauricio Rueda, both of whom are part of the delegation accompanying Pope […]

Qatar Airways Builds Stake in LATAM Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute Qatar Airways has taken a ten per cent stake in LATAM Airlines through subsidiary Qatar Airways Investments (UK). Both carriers are members of the oneworld alliance. The pre-emptive rights offering of 61,316,424 new shares, at a price per share of US$10, ended on December 23rd, in which Qatar subscribed shares of LATAM through its wholly-owned. […]

MTU and LATAM to Extend V2500-A5 Engine Service Cooperation

Reading Time: 1 minute MTU Maintenance, one of the world’s leading providers of services for commercial aero engines, has extended its existing cooperation with the LATAM Airlines Group (LATAM) by five years to 2024. The contract covers the maintenance, repair and overhaul of V2500 engines and is a tribute to the long-standing cooperation between the two companies. MTU Maintenance […]

Airbus Delivers the Americas’ First A320neo to LATAM Airlines Group

Reading Time: 2 minutes LATAM Airlines Group (LATAM), Latin America’s leading airline group, took delivery of its first A320neo – showcasing its white, indigo and coral livery and powered by Pratt & Whitney Pure Power PW1100-JM engines – on Monday, August 29, at Airbus headquarters in Toulouse. LATAM Airlines Brasil will become the first airline in North and South […]

Brazil May Relax Regulation on Foreign Control of Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the wake of a continued downturn in Brazil’s economy, combined with the worst crisis the aviation industry has witnessed there in years, the Brazilian government could, under the leadership of the current Vice President, Michel Temer, relax the regulations surrounding controlling stakes in local airlines to allow greater foreign control. Current legislation restricts foreign […]