LATAM Airlines Group has announced plans to offer three new international routes in 2018 –Boston (United States), Rome (Italy), and Lisbon (Portugal) – all to its São Paulo/Guarulhos hub in Brazil, increasing connectivity from North America and Europe to Latin America.
The city of Boston will be the sixth addition to LATAM’s offer in the United States.
São Paulo-Rome service
Starting on March 16, 2018, LATAM Airlines Brazil flight JJ8180 will depart São Paulo/Guarulhos at 15:55 on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, arriving in Rome (Leonardo da Vinci International Airport) at 07:55 the next day, with a travel time of 12 hours. The return flight, JJ8181, will depart Rome at 10:00 on Monday, Thursday and Saturday, arriving in São Paulo at 18:35 the same day, with a flight time of 12 hours and 35 minutes (all times local).
LATAM Airlines Brazil will operate the route with Boeing 767 aircraft, offering 191 seats in Economy and 30 seats in Premium Business. There will be three weekly flights (increasing to five weekly flights in July 2018) from São Paulo to Rome, which will become the group’s second destination in Italy, after Milan.
LATAM Airlines Group and its affiliates currently serve five cities in the United States (Miami, Orlando, New York, Washington D.C. and Los Angeles) and six destinations in Europe (Madrid, Barcelona, Paris, London, Frankfurt and Milan).
With these three new routes, the airline group will operate flights to 143 destinations in 26 countries. Since the beginning of 2016, LATAM has announced and/or launched 25 new international routes, including São Paulo-Johannesburg, Lima-Barcelona, Lima Washington D.C., Santiago-Melbourne and Lima-San José, Costa Rica.
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