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LATAM repatriates 3,370 people between March 19 and noon today

To date, LATAM has operated 19 international special flights to help passengers return home, following travel restrictions imposed by authorities in various countries

Santiago, Chile, March 21, 2020 03:00

LATAM Airlines Group has operated 19 international repatriation flights between March 19 and noon today (March 21), enabling 3,370 people to return to their home countries. By March 23, the airline group estimates that this number could reach 7,000 or more, as it continues to schedule additional flights to meet the needs of passengers.

LATAM continues to work with the authorities of different nation states to obtain special operating permits to transport passengers who are unable to return home due to the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. 

For passengers who need to return to their countries of residence, the company has provided an online form on, where they can register. LATAM is also contacting its passengers as the date of their special repatriation flights approaches.

Flights operated to date:

March 19:

  • LA1164 Rapa Nui-Santiago
  • LA2500 Santiago-Lima

March 20:

  • LA1164 Rapa Nui-Santiago
  • LA1162 Rapa Nui-Santiago
  • LA9450 São Paulo-Lima
  • LA9451 Lima-São Paulo
  • LA9455 London-São Paulo
  • LA1137 Miami-Bogotá
  • LA1137 Bogotá-Santiago
  • LA2489 Miami-Lima
  • LA1120 Sydney-Santiago
  • LA1116 Santiago-Cusco
  • LA1115 Cusco-Santiago
  • LA9461 Santa Cruz-São Paulo
  • LA1232 Santiago-Punta Cana

For the remainder of today (March 21), 17 additional repatriation flights have been scheduled so far, subject to approval by the authorities. New flights will be announced as and when the necessary permits become available.

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