LATAM to lease three 767-300Fs to FedEx

LATAM Airlines Group said that as part of its freighter fleet rationalization plan, it was “in the process of leasing out three of its 767-300Fs to another company operating in a different market for a period of three years.” While LATAM did not identify the lessee, one of the three (32573) has already been re-registered […]
  • David Harris
  • November 24, 2014

Cargo down at LATAM, up at Avianca

LATAM Airlines Group, parent of Chile-based LAN and Brazil-based TAM, reported cargo revenue down 12.7% in the first half to US$425 million. Cargo traffic for the half was down 4.3% to 2.12 billion RTKs, and cargo yield dropped 6.9% to US$0.390 per RTK. Discussing the result, the company said “cargo trends continue to be weak […]
  • David Harris
  • August 19, 2014

Change coming to the LATAM freighter fleet

Brazil-based TAM Linhas Aéreas this week converted two earlier 777-300ER orders to orders for the freighter variant – the 777F. TAM, like Chile-based LAN, is a subsidiary of the LATAM Group, which appears to be in the process of overhauling its freighter operations. The Group currently has ten 767-300Fs and four 777Fs distributed among its […]
  • David Harris
  • June 13, 2014

LAN’s first 787 nears delivery

Next Friday, LAN Airlines will take delivery of its first 787-8, registered CC-BBA (msn: 38471). The Aircraft is seen here earlier this month performing a high-speed taxi test prior to its first flight (which took place on Aug. 6). LAN will become the fourth airline to receive a 787, with the third, Ethiopian, having just […]
  • David Harris
  • August 23, 2012