São Paulo-Los Angeles: Delta and LATAM inaugurate the first joint venture route in the Brazilian market

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The first new joint route of Delta And LATAM in the Brazilian market landed in early August in Los Angeles (LAX).

The aircraft, a Boeing 777 took off from São Paulo (GRU) on Tuesday August 1 and transformed the largest city in California in LATAM’s 22nd international destination from Brazil. It is also the fifth destination of Brazil in the United States after Miami (MIA), Orlando (MCO), New York (JFK) and Boston (BOS), in addition to Delta’s daily flights from São Paulo to Atlanta and New York and, from December, from Rio de Janeiro in Atlanta and New York (seasonal connection). Currently, LATAM is the main Brazilian airline connecting Brazil to the world, representing the highest number of passengers flying with Brazilian airlines to or from the country, according to the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil.

“The United States is one of the most sought-after international destinations for Brazilian travelers, so we are very pleased to launch this route between São Paulo and Los Angeles in partnership with LATAM. It is the only direct flight to the West Coast from Brazil, which, in addition to being the fastest and most comfortable option for customers to explore this region of the United States, completes the many advantages reciprocal for frequent travelers, whether traveling for business or pleasure”, said Danillo Barbizan, sales manager for Delta in Brazil. The new route will be able to transport an average of 110,000 passengers per year directly between destinations, which represents nearly 65% ​​of the number of Brazilian tourists who, according to the Los Angeles Tourism Economics Forecast2, will visit the city in 2024. “The inauguration of this flight between Brazil and the West Coast of the United States is the result of the joint venture of two global companies which now offer customers easier and faster travel with the best routes, schedules and connections. »commented Aline Mafra, Director of Sales and Marketing at LATAM Brazil. “With the start of this new international route, we continue our commitment to increasingly connect Brazilians to the world and to bring foreigners to discover the wonders of Brazil from our hub in Guarulhos. »

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