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LATAM Airlines Group reports preliminary monthly statistics for May 2023
June 12, 2023

June 12, 2023 - LATAM group reported news on its operations for the coming weeks, including the announcement of new routes that will reinforce the largest network of destinations in South America. In the case of the passenger segment, the new routes are:

  • Lima-Aruba, operated by LATAM Airlines Peru, with three flights a week starting December 2*
  • Lima-Caracas, operated by LATAM Airlines Peru, with daily flights starting August 1*

*Subject to government approval

In addition, LATAM Cargo announced two new routes from Miami to Guayaquil, Ecuador, and San José Dos Campos, Brazil, which will be operated on its fleet of 17 freighters and will grow to 19 by 2024.

Operational statistics for May 2023

In May 2023, passenger traffic (measured in revenue passenger-kilometers - RPK) increased by 26.5% compared to the same period in 2022, and operations measured in ASKs (available seat-kilometers) increased by 27.3%. As a result, the load factor decreased 0.5 percentage points, reaching 79.1%.

Cargo capacity (measured in available ton-kilometers - ATK) increased by 21.8% in relation to May 2022.

The following table summarizes the operational statistics for the month and the accumulated to date for the main business units of LATAM: