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MIAMI, July 15 /PRNewswire/ – LAN Airlines, Latin America s premier air carrier, and its affiliates announced today exciting low fares for flights from major U.S. cities to South America. Passengers must book their travel on LAN.com, the call center 1 866 I FLY LAN or through their preferred travel agent before August 16, 2009; offer is valid for travel through December 30, 2009.
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“We hope travelers will take advantage of these great fares to explore South America’s rich offerings,” said Pablo Yunis, LAN Airlines’ Vice President for North America and the Caribbean. “LAN Airlines and its affiliates offer a superb in-flight experience that is matched by unparalleled connectivity within the region. From the hubs in Lima, and Santiago, passengers can travel to other attractive destinations in South America, all with the same level of comfort and service that distinguishes LAN Airlines and its affiliates.”
LAN Airlines, a member of oneworld, and its affiliates now offer special economy fares** to the following destinations for tickets purchased by August 16th from the US (all roundtrip):
- Lima, Peru starting at: $283 + tax from Miami, $473 + tax from New York, $590 + tax from Los Angeles, $435 + tax from Washington D.C., $465 + tax from Boston or Chicago, and $625 + tax from San Francisco
- Santiago, Chile starting at: $699 + tax from Miami, Los Angeles, or New York; $799 + tax from San Francisco; and $849 + tax from Washington D.C., Boston or Chicago*
- Guayaquil, Ecuador starting at: $430 + tax from Miami, $609 + tax from New York and Quito, Ecuador starting at: $460 + tax from Miami, $540 + tax from Los Angeles, $560 + tax from New York, $727 + tax from Chicago, $790 + tax from Washington, and $974 + tax from San Francisco*
- Mendoza and Cordoba, Argentina starting at: $699 + tax from New York, Miami or Los Angeles; $799 + tax from San Francisco; and $849 + tax from Boston, Washington D.C. or Chicago*
- Montevideo, Uruguay starting at: $699 + tax out of Miami, New York, or Los Angeles; $799 + tax out of San Francisco; and $849 + tax out of Washington D.C., Boston, or Chicago.*
*Flights to/from Washington D.C., Boston, Chicago, and San Francisco to Miami, New York or Los Angeles, operated by oneworld partner, American Airlines.
Additionally, LAN Airlines and its affiliates are offering special Premium Business fares*** from Miami, Los Angeles and New York to: Buenos Aires or Santiago (starting at $3,099 + tax); Lima (starting at $1,699 + tax); and Ecuador (starting at $999 + tax). Tickets must be purchased by December 31, 2009.
LAN Airlines has received numerous awards for its exceptional service. This year, the airline was named “Best Airline in South America” by the global Skytrax awards for airline excellence, and “Best Managed Company in South America” by the respected financial journal Euromoney. OAG, the Official Airline Guide, named LAN Airlines as the Best Airline in South America and the Caribbean; Global Traveler magazine named LAN Airlines the Best Airline in South/Central America; Business Traveler magazine named LAN Airlines’ Premium Business Class the Best Business Class to South America.
**Terms and conditions of Economy fares:
Fares are in US DOLLARS and based only on roundtrip tickets in Economy class departing from Miami, Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Chicago, Washington D.C., San Francisco. International flights to South American cities from Miami, New York or Los Angeles operated by LAN Airlines S.A, LAN Argentina S.A., Aerolane, Lineas Aereas Nacionales del Ecuador S.A. (LAN Ecuador) or LAN Peru S.A., with continued operations to: all domestic cities in Chile, Montevideo in Uruguay, as well as Cordoba & Mendoza in Argentina (via Santiago), all domestic cities in Peru (via Lima), and Quito or Guayaquil in Ecuador. . Flights to/from Washington D.C., Boston, Chicago, and San Francisco to Miami, New York or Los Angeles, operated by oneworld partner, American Airlines Seats are limited and might not be available on all flights/dates. Advance purchase requirements: 14 days to Argentina, Chile, or Uruguay; 28 days to Peru when departing from New York, an instant purchase when departing from Miami), 14 days when departing from Los Angeles; to Ecuador ticketing must be done within 24 hours after reservation is made or 7 days before departure, whichever comes first. Minimum stay: 10 days for Chile; for Argentina or Uruguay is 4 days or 1st Sunday; for Ecuador is 3 days or 1st Sunday; for Peru is 2 days (when traveling from Miami or New York) or 5 days after departure or 1st Sunday (when traveling from Los Angeles). Maximum stay: for Chile, Argentina, Peru or Uruguay is 3 months and for Ecuador is 2 months. Taxes not included, approximate taxes of up to US$ 98.20. Date change only permitted on/before departure of first flight with a charge of up to US$ 100. After departure of first flight, changes are not permitted. Ticket reissuance or refunds not available. Offer subject to change without prior notice. Other restrictions may apply.
***Terms and conditions of Premium Business fares:
This promotion only applies to: BUENOS AIRES, Argentina; SANTIAGO, Chile; LIMA, Peru, GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador; QUITO, Ecuador. Fares are in US DOLLARS and based only on roundtrip tickets in PREMIUM BUSINESS class from Miami, Los Angeles and New York. Flights operated by LAN Airlines S.A., LAN Peru S.A. or LAN Argentina S.A. or Aeroline, Lineas Aereas Nacionales del Ecuador S.A. d/d/a LAN Ecuador. Seats are limited and may not be available for all flights/dates. Rates apply to tickets issued before December 31, 2009. To Argentina, Chile or Peru a 30 day advance booking and a 7 day advance purchase is necessary. To Ecuador, a reservation and a 3 day advance purchase reservation is made or an advance purchase of at least 7 days before departure, whichever comes first is necessary, from New York City and from Miami only a reservation and 3 day advance purchase is necessary. Minimum Stay: 7 days for Argentina, Chile or Peru; 3 days for Ecuador. Fare does not include taxes. Approximate taxes up to US$98.20. Changes, ticket re-issuance, transfers or refunds are permitted with no charge. Offer subject to change without prior notice. Additional restrictions may apply.
LAN Airlines is one of the leading passenger and cargo airlines in Latin America. The company and its affiliates serve over 65 destinations around the world through an extensive network that offers full connectivity within Latin America, while also linking the region with North America, Europe and the South Pacific, as well as 63 additional international destinations through its various alliances. LAN Airlines and its affiliates have a leading position in their respective domestic markets of Chile and Peru, an important presence in the Argentinean domestic market, and recently began domestic operations in Ecuador.
Currently, LAN Airlines and its affiliates operate one of the most modern fleets in the world, with 84 passenger aircraft, and its cargo subsidiary, LAN CARGO and its respective cargo affiliates, have a fleet of 11 freighters. The company recently completed its short haul fleet renovation process by acquiring new aircraft from the Airbus A320 family, enabling LAN to improve its efficiency and to reduce significantly its CO2 emissions. The fleet renovation is part of the company’s commitment to the protection of the environment.
LAN is one of the few Investment Grade airlines in the world (BBB). The company’s world class quality standards enabled its membership in oneworld(TM), the global alliance that encompasses the best airlines in the world. For more information please visit LAN.com or www.oneworldalliance.com.
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