Delta and LATAM Airlines Expand Joint Venture With New Daily Service Between Bogotá and Orlando
This week, LATAM Airlines Colombia started daily service between Bogotá and Orlando as part of the Group’s Joint Venture partnership with Delta Air Lines. Inbound passengers to Orlando can also enjoy one-stop connectivity to Delta’s expansive U.S. network.
On Wednesday (July 5, 2023), Delta Air Lines announced that their Joint Venture partner, LATAM Airlines Group, specifically LATAM Airlines Columbia, has launched new nonstop service between El Dorado Airport in Bogotá (BOG) and Orlando International Airport in Florida (MCO). The route will operate daily with an Airbus A320, offering 9,900 seats monthly. Delta currently offers double daily service between Bogotá and Atlanta (ATL) and will launch service between Cartagena (CTG) and Atlanta in December 22, 2023. With the new route, the international network of LATAM Airlines Colombia includes nine destinations in Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Brazil and the U.S.
In Wednesday’s announcement, LATAM Airlines Colombia’s Commercial Manager, Camilo Prieto, said,
"The United States is one of the most relevant international destinations for Colombian passengers, and as such, this new service aligns with the strategy of delivering more direct connectivity for our customers, with security and an award-winning service in the region.”
Also commenting on the launch of the new Bogotá-Orlando route, Delta Air Lines’ Sales Manager for Colombia, Gianmarco Mazzetti, added,
"This new service operated by LATAM will allow us to expand our international operation and offer the best connection between North and South America to passengers on business or leisure trips.”
Delta and LATAM Group’s partnership links more than 200 North American destinations served by Delta to over 120 South American destinations served by LATAM.
LATAM Airline Colombia’s Schedule Between Bogotá and Orlando – Courtesy Delta Air Lines
LATAM Airlines Group S.A. is the leading airline group in Latin America, offering service in five domestic markets (Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru) as well as international service within Latin America and to Europe, Oceania, the United States and the Caribbean. The airline will also resume service between São Paulo and Johannesburg in mid-2023. The Group operates a fleet of Boeing 767, 777, and 787s, as well as Airbus A319, A320, A320neo, A321 aircraft. LATAM Cargo Chile, LATAM Cargo Colombia and LATAM Cargo Brazil are the LATAM Airlines freight subsidiaries. In addition to passenger aircraft belly hold cargo capacity, the Group operates a fleet of 16 dedicated freighters, which will be expanded to 19 by 2024.
Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is the global U.S. airline leader in safety, innovation, reliability and customer experience. The carrier operates over 4,000 daily flights across more than 275 destinations on six continents. Delta has over 90,000 team members and has served as many as 200 million customers annually. Headquartered in Atlanta, the airline operates significant hubs and key markets in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, London-Heathrow, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-JFK and LaGuardia, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Salt Lake City, Seattle, Seoul-Incheon and Tokyo. For the last decade, Delta has led the industry in operational excellence, while maintaining their reputation for award-winning customer service.
Source(s): Delta Air Lines, LATAM Airlines Group