LATAM Airlines Group (‘LATAM’) today announced that it will operate a seasonal service between Orlando and Santiago, Chile, with up to two weekly non-stop flights from 4 January to 1 March 2017.
“Santiago is one of Latin America’s most modern and vibrant cities, offering something for everyone – whether it’s food and wine, history and culture or skiing and hiking. It’s also the gateway to Chile’s awe-inspiring landscapes and attractions, which include the world’s highest and driest desert, the remotest island on earth and the eighth wonder of the world, Torres del Paine – all of which are served by LATAM Airlines Group,” said Pablo Chiozza, VP of North America and the Caribbean, LATAM Airlines Group.
The non-stop service will be operated by Boeing 787 aircraft with Economy, Premium Economy and Premium Business cabins.
From 4 January 2017, flight LA511 will depart Orlando at 10:15 (local time) on Wednesday and Thursday, arriving in Santiago at 20:55 the same day (local time). The return flight (LA510) will depart Santiago at 00:30 (local time) on Wednesday and Thursday, arriving in Orlando (Orlando International Airport) at 07:20 (local time) the same day. The final week of service, only one flight will operate on Wednesday 1 March 2017.
Santiago is the capital city of Chile and is home to over 5 million people, representing nearly a third of the population. Chosen by the New York Times as 2011’s number one destination to visit, Santiago is a dynamic and contemporary metropolis with a thriving arts, culture and dining scene. With modern skyscrapers set against the backdrop of the Andes mountain range, it boasts one of the most spectacular cityscapes in the world. A wide range of activities including winery visits, skiing and surfing are also within easy reach.
LATAM Airlines Group serves a total of 17 destinations in Chile, providing access to its principal tourist destinations, ranging from San Pedro de Atacama (via Calama) and Iquique in the north to Pucón (via Temuco) and Torres del Paine (via Punta Arenas and Puerto Natales*) in the south. It is also the only airline to operate flights to Easter Island, the remotest island on earth.
LATAM Airlines Peru flies from Orlando year-round with a daily non-stop service to LATAM Airlines Group’s hub in Lima, Peru, where the group and its affiliates offer up to 11 flights per day to/from Santiago, as well as convenient connections to and from destinations throughout Latin America.