LAN, member of LATAM Airlines Group, and Qantas, both members of the Oneworld Airline Alliance, reinforced their codeshare agreement and will begin offering flights within Oceania and South America.
Passengers flying with LAN from Santiago, Chile to Sydney, Australia, will have access via Qantas to a broad network of cities in Australia: Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra, Perth, Darwin, Hobart and Alice Springs, on outbound and inbound flights starting August 9. These can be purchased starting on August 3.
Also from Auckland, New Zealand, round trip flights to Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth in Australia, are available on Qantas aircraft.
In the case of Qantas passengers traveling to Chile, they can fly with LAN from Santiago to Antofagasta, La Serena and Punta Arenas starting August 5. They can also fly to other countries in the region: from Santiago to Lima, Peru starting 20 August and to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on round-trip flights starting October 8.
LAN currently operates 7 weekly flights between Santiago and Sydney, which added to the three that Qantas operates, makes 10 available round trip flights weekly.