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Latam Brazil announces two new European routes

Tickets are now on sale for Latam Airlines Brazil’s new São Paolo-Lisbon flight, with the carrier also revealing it plans to serve Munich in the first half of 2019.

Both flights come as Latam Airlines Group’s continues its international expansion.

Passengers throughout South America will be able to connect conveniently with these new flights via Latam’s São Paulo/Guarulhos hub.

“We continue to offer new and unrivalled travel options, connecting Latin America with the world like never before,” said Enrique Cueto, chief executive of LATAM Airlines Group.

“Over the past two years, not only has Latam launched an unprecedented 30 international services – including new destinations in Europe, North America and Oceania – we are also strengthening existing routes with more frequencies and connection options.”

Beginning September 2nd, Latam Airlines Brazil will offer five flights per week between Lisbon and its São Paulo/Guarulhos hub.

The route will be operated by Boeing 767 aircraft, offering 191 seats in economy and 30 in premium business, with tickets available via latam.com and other sales channels from today.

LATAM Airlines Brazil flight JJ8178 will depart São Paulo/Guarulhos on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, with a journey time of ten hours.

The return flight, JJ8179, will take-off from Lisbon (Humberto Delgado Airport) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, with a journey time of ten hours, 45 minutes.

Exact departure and arrival times depend on the day of travel.

Latam Airlines Brazil plans to serve Munich from São Paulo in the first half of 2019 – subject to regulatory approval – with more details to be communicated in the coming months.

The Bavarian capital will become Latam’s second destination in Germany after Frankfurt and its ninth European city.

With the new routes, Latam Airlines Group and its affiliates will offer flights to 143 destinations in 26 countries.

In 2017 alone, LATAM inaugurated 13 new international routes, including the longest flight in its history, Santiago-Melbourne.

In 2018, LATAM will launch a further 17 international flights, having already commenced services such as Lima-San Jose (Costa Rica) and São Paulo-Rome and with inaugural flights to new destinations including Boston, United States (July) and Tel Aviv, Israel (December) still to come.

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