The first A350 XWB for TAM Airlines rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Toulouse, revealing the aircraft in its signature red, white and blue livery. The aircraft will continue through the next stages of production, including the installation of engines, completion of cabin furnishing and cockpit fitting, before starting ground and flight tests. The aircraft is scheduled for delivery to TAM Airlines in December.
British Airways and oneworld partner, TAM Airlines, a LATAM Airlines Group company, will forge closer ties from October this year when they begin a codeshare agreement on flights to Sao Paulo and beyond. In the new arrangement British Airways customers will be able to book seats on TAM’s Heathrow to Sao Paulo service via ba.com and other sales channels, when the BA flight code is added to TAM’s daily flight.
TAM Airlines has launched a Premium Business concept on its flights from Europe and the United States to South America in order to unify the service standard across LATAM Airlines Group, which comprises LAN and TAM Airlines. With this new concept and improvement to TAM’s in-flight service, the group seeks to offer an even better and more efficient service to its customers. A key highlight of the service is the inclusion of more meal options on the company’s flights and a new menu every month.
For the third consecutive year, LAN Airlines, a member of LATAM Airlines Group, has received the award for South America’s Leading Airline at the World Travel Awards. TAM Airlines, also member of the group, was a nominee in the same category.
TAM Airlines has reported a positive evaluation of the special operations it carried out before and during the World Cup in Brazil, with the carrier having invested over US$21 million to operate a new flight network during the tournament. Before the event, the airline restructured its flights and created more than 750 additional domestic flights and over 350 additional international flights to serve the host cities.
The world’s most anticipated football event is about to return and promises to bring with it an exciting sporting spectacle. As host destination, Brazil is firmly on the map and visitors are set to explore beyond the football pitch, from iconic cities and beautiful beaches, to deepest jungle.
TAM Airlines has announced it will discontinue it First Class service on long-haul flights from the UK, Spain, Germany, France and Italy, from November 1st. TAM, part of LATAM Airlines Group, will also cut the service on flights from the US and Mexico.
With the addition of more flights to seven cities in the southern region of Brazil, TAM offers visiting international travellers more options with frequent connectivity. The additional flights to Curitiba, Londrina, Foz do Iguacu, Joinville, Navegantes / Itajaí, Florianópolis and Porto Alegre have been added to the just under 800 daily flights by the leading Brazilian airline, connecting 42 destinations throughout Brazil.
TAM Airlines has confirmed it will join oneworld March 31st next year, adding the leading carrier in Brazil to the world’s leading quality global airline alliance. Confirmation of its oneworld joining date comes on the same day that LAN Colombia – which is, like TAM, a company related to LATAM Airlines Group - becomes part of oneworld, offering the alliance’s full range of services and benefits.
American Airlines has launched a new codeshare agreement with Sao Paulo-based TAM Airlines, increasing American’s network connectivity in Brazil and further enhancing its relationship with LATAM Airlines Group. Customers can begin booking tickets on codeshare flights today for travel starting August 22.
Mobile Travel Technologies has signed a contract with LAN and TAM Airlines, both members of LATAM Airlines Group, to develop their mobile apps for iPhone and Android as well as mobile web offering.
TAM Airlines, part of LATAM Airlines Group, has announced that passengers flying between Rio de Janeiro and London, New York or Miami can now enjoy the experience of being on board the new Boeing 767. The first aircraft has just started operating from London Heathrow and the airline plans to integrate six new 767s into its fleet by November 2013.