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2008-08-14 06:00:32

Brazilian airline TAM has announced the launch of regular flights between Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Bariloche, Argentina. The airline said that the new service will provide continuity to the exploratory flights which began in July 2008. Flights will be operated using the Airbus A320 aircraft, which can carry up to 174 passengers.

2008-08-12 09:01:13

Juro International Systems, Inc., a leader in revenue analysis software and services for the airline industry, today announced that LAN Airlines has signed an agreement for new software that will allow the airline to warehouse and study real-time revenue information for LAN flights system-wide. LAN will use internal sales data along with ticket data generated by global distribution systems (GDS), delivered through Juro's user-friendly software, to develop pricing, revenue management,...

2008-08-11 12:00:48

LAN Airlines S.A. and its related companies, ("LAN" or "the Company") (NYSE: LFL / IPSA: LAN), one of the leading airline groups in Latin America, reported its preliminary monthly traffic statistics and punctuality indicators for July 2008. System passenger traffic for July increased 10.7% as capacity rose 12.6%. As a result, the Company's load factor decreased 1.4 points to 78.9%. International passenger traffic accounted for approximately 88% of total passenger traffic....

2008-08-07 12:01:04

MIAMI, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ALTA's Aviation Law Americas Conference is slated for September 11 - 12, 2008, in Miami. Jeffrey Shane, former Under Secretary for the U.S. Department of Transportation and Enrique Beltranena, CEO of Volaris, are confirmed to present keynote addresses during this important industry event. ALTA's Aviation Law Americas Conference is designed to facilitate discussion of legal, aeropolitical and finance issues of interest to the Latin American and Caribbean air...

2008-08-04 12:01:01

Brazilian airline TAM has received two each of the A319 and A320 aircraft directly from Airbus's manufacturing plants in Hamburg, Germany, and Toulouse, France, respectively. TAM now has a fleet of 116 aircraft, including 110 Airbus planes, two Boeing 767-300s, three MD-11s, and one F100 in the process of devolution. The airline has a long-term fleet plan that seeks to sustain its expansion in international and domestic markets. TAM plans to close 2008 with 123 aircraft, with 147 planes...

2008-07-30 18:00:39

MIAMI, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 70 top-level executives representing more than 30 airlines have already registered for ALTA's upcoming Aviation Crisis Preparedness Conference and Aviation Law Americas Conference taking place September 10-12, 2008, in Miami. A limited number of spaces are available for registration, and information on sponsorship opportunities is available at http://www.alta.aero/crisispreparedness. ALTA's Aviation Crisis Preparedness Conference is designed to...

2008-07-29 18:00:38

LAN Airlines S.A. (NYSE: LFL), one of Latin America's leading passenger and cargo airlines, announced today its consolidated financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2008. "LAN" or "the Company" makes reference to the consolidated entity, which includes passenger and cargo airlines in Latin America. All figures were prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in Chile and are expressed in U.S. Dollars. HIGHLIGHTS -- LAN reported net income of...

2008-07-19 09:00:29

A flight attendant was injured when a Mexicana airliner ran off the end of a runway at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, federal officials said. The incident involving a Mexicana Airlines craft happened around 7 p.m. Friday evening, the Chicago Tribune reported Saturday. Federal Aviation Administration authorities said the plane ran past the end of a runway and was stopped by a bed of crushable concrete blocks. The 142 passengers were taken off the plane and the runway was closed,...

2008-06-26 18:02:40

LAN Airlines S.A. (NYSE: LFL) ("LAN" or the "Company") announced that on June 25, 2008, the Company filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2007 (the "2007 Annual Report") with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). The 2007 Annual Report can be accessed by visiting either the SEC's website at www.sec.gov or the Company's website at www.lan.com. In addition, shareholders may receive a hard copy of the Company's complete audited...

2008-06-17 18:00:28

By Mike Rogoway, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Jun. 17--The rising fuel prices hobbling airlines claimed their first major casualties at Portland International Airport on Monday as Mexicana Airlines announced it will stop flights from PDX to Guadalajara and Mexico City on Sept. 2. Mexicana began serving Portland in 2003 when it launched the Guadalajara route, which grew from three to seven days a week. The airline added Mexico City flights a year ago this month, citing demographic...


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