The race in the sky is getting hotter by the day. Every now and then, there is news about different airlines adopting a unique way to attract customers. One of the prominent ways to entice passengers is to launch new routes, add frequencies, and enhance cabin interiors. In the past weeks, many airlines have been in the public eye for one of these reasons. However, let us peep into the airlines that announced new route launches in the past week.
TAM is one of the most popular airlines operating from its base in Brazil. This airline is a part of LATAM group, which holds the distinction of being the largest airline group in Latin America. The airline offers plane tickets to travelers between Sao Paulo and New York JFK. It has, however, announced its decision to boost its frequency on this route. It will provide second round-trip flight between the two thriving American cities. The new service will fly passengers every Monday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday. As per the schedule, it will depart New York at 9:30 am, and arrive in Sao Paulo at about 8 pm, all times local. It will use the services of Boeing 777-300s on this route.
KLM, the premier European airline, is set to add more connections to South America. The carrier has announced to launch a new long haul service between Amsterdam and Santiago. The Chilean capital will be its ninth destination in Latin America. The new flights will commence on February 2, 2014 and will depart Amsterdam every Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday. It will halt at Buenos Aires before proceeding to Santiago. The return flight will depart Santiago every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The airline will deploy a Boeing 777-300 aircraft on this route.