In April, LATAM Cargo announced that Los Angeles and Mexico City would be incorporated with its cargo network in order to mitigate the impacts of belly capacity restrictions and maintain its operation in its clients’ relevant markets.
Since the incorporation, LATAM Cargo has consolidated its service and has become a key player in permanently connecting South America to and from Western North America. More importantly, it is currently the only airline that offers a stable itinerary and capacity.
In addition, LATAM Cargo’s robust network is one of the most relevant aspects of its service in these locations, as it is the only player offering direct routes to connect Chile to Los Angeles and Mexico City, and Peru to Mexico City. Likewise, the company offers direct connection from Los Angeles and Mexico to Chile and Peru. Furthermore, LATAM Cargo provides coverage extension opportunities, connecting Western North America to Brazil and Argentina via Santiago.
In the midst of the pandemic, LATAM Cargo Group has made a series of modifications to its itinerary and operation in order to mitigate the negative effects that belly capacity restrictions may have had on its customers. One of the measures consisted of multiplying the cargo capacity between Santiago and Miami by a factor of five, in order to offer salmon exporters a sound transport solution. In addition, connectivity from Miami to South America was increased by 15%, going up from 23 to 26 frequencies.