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LATAM Airlines Group reports preliminary monthly statistics for January 2023
February 09, 2023

Santiago (Chile), February 9, 2023 - LATAM group reports updates on its operations announced in recent weeks, including new routes to start in 2023 to and from South America:

  • Bogota and Orlando, operated by LATAM Airlines Colombia, with daily flights starting in July.
  • Guayaquil and Bogota (operated by LATAM Airlines Ecuador) with 7 weekly frequencies starting in April.
  • Santiago (Chile)-Porto Alegre (operated by LATAM Airlines Group) with 3 weekly frequencies starting in April.
  • Lima and Brasilia (operated by LATAM Airlines Peru) with daily flights starting in April.

At the same time, a new frequency will be added on the Santiago (Chile)-Easter Island/Rapa Nui route, totaling 6 flights per week as of February.

Finally, as part of the Joint Venture with Delta Air Lines, the US airline announced that it will operate the seasonal route between New York (JFK) and Rio de Janeiro/Galeão (GIG) as of December 16 of this year.

January 2023 Operating Statistics

In January 2023, passenger traffic (measured in revenue passenger-kilometers - RPK) increased 24.9% compared to the same period of 2022, and the operation measured in ASK (available seat-kilometers) grew 23.9%. This implied that the load factor increased 0.7 percentage points, reaching 81.1%.

In cargo, the load factor was 51.0%, which corresponds to a decrease of 1.2 percentage points compared to January 2022.