SANTIAGO, Chile – Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has introduced that summer season 2024 has been earmarked for the resumption of nonstop flights with LATAM Airways to Jamaica. The transfer follows discussions as we speak with high executives from LATAM airways in Chile.
In 2019, LATAM Airways, the most important airline company in Latin America, operated three weekly flights to Montego Bay with handy connections from cities in Peru, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay and Bolivia. The route was operated by Airbus A320 plane with capability for 174 passengers, providing a complete of 52,600 seats.
“The resumption of airlift from the most important airline in Latin America bodes effectively for our push to extend arrivals from this profitable and essential area. We have been effectively on our strategy to leverage this airlift in 2019, after which COVID-19 halted our progress. Chile is our 2nd largest market within the area, so it’s actually gratifying to be in discussions now to construct on what we began,” stated Minister Bartlett.
As a precursor, LATAM airways has dedicated to exploring various choices with different companions to start connecting flights as early as November this yr. The urged route could be from Chile to Atlanta to Montego Bay.
“This chance will likely be a fantastic begin to the strengthening of our partnership with LATAM airways and can whet the urge for food for journey between Jamaica and the area. The timing can also be excellent as it will coincide with the Pan American Video games that may see big advertising alternatives,” stated Donovan White, Director of Tourism.