LAN Peru will begin ticket sales on November 19, 2015 for new nonstop service from Washington D.C. to Lima, Peru. The new route is scheduled to launch on May 2, 2016 with three flights per week.
LAN Peru will be the only airline operating nonstop service between the two capital cities. Washington D.C. will be the fifth destination in the United States served by LAN Peru which currently flies to New York, Miami, Los Angeles and Orlando, where through agreements with partner airlines, passengers can connect to more than 60 cities in the US.
Additionally, LAN Peru recently announced nonstop flights from Lima to Antofagasta in December, Lima to Montevideo in January, and will increase its weekly frequencies between Lima and Miami from 14 to 16 in May of next year.
“This is big news. We have a geographically privileged location and we are a mature and consolidated subsidiary, that is why LATAM Airlines Group is committed to investing in Peru and using Lima as a hub to further enhance air connectivity within the region and from South America to the world”, said Felix Antelo, General Manager of LAN Peru.
LAN Peru, an affiliate of LATAM Airlines Group, is committed to developing Lima as a hub to enhance air connectivity within the region and from South America to the world. The new nonstop flights from Lima and increase in LAN Peru’s frequencies are part of the Group’s strategy to offer the best connectivity options to passengers. Additionally, the Group plans to increase its network of over 140 destinations in 2016, including nonstop flights between Sao Paulo and Johannesburg (South Africa) operated by TAM Airlines, making TAM the only Latin American airline that connects South America to Africa.