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LATAM and Delta are now announcing new non-stop service between Sao Paulo, Brazil, and LAX. The Latin American carrier will be the only airline operating a nonstop flight between the two destinations, opening up a slew of destinations for travelers from both regions. The new service begins July 1, 2023,

Initially, the flight will begin with three flights per week aboard a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, with a capacity for 410 passengers, departing from Sao Paulo (Guarulhos) Airport at 11:05 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, arriving in Los Angeles at 7 a.m. the next day. From Los Angeles, flights will depart at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays and will arrive in Sao Paulo (Guarulhos) at 5:20 a.m. the following day.

Your clients wanting to travel to South America will now be able to connect from LATAM’s hub in Sao Paulo to destinations in the airline’s South American network, in addition to connections to other destinations serviced by them.

Delta and LATAM Announce Increased Frequencies in a Slew of Routes

Delta airlines also announced a capacity increase on routes to and from the United States, with additional frequencies on the Atlanta-Santiago, Chile (increased to three weekly flights), Atlanta-Lima (upgraded to Airbus 350 for an additional 1,700 weekly seats), New York-Sao Paulo (now serviced daily), Atlanta-Sao Paulo (a seasonal second daily flight will begin Dec. 17), Atlanta-Rio de Janeiro (the seasonal route will resume Dec. 17), Miami-Orlando (new daily service launched Dec. 1) and Miami-Los Angeles (new daily service to launch Dec. 17).

LATAM Group changes will include a total of five frequencies to LAX from Santiago, Chile, beginning in September 2023, add a fourth weekly flight to the Sao Paulo-Orlando route starting August 2023, increase the Lima-New York schedule from 7 to 12 weekly frequencies and increase the Lima-Los Angeles schedule from 7 to 14 weekly frequencies.

In total, these adjustments will add more than 23,000 weekly seats to the regular itineraries that connect these two regions.