Latam Airlines Group has just launched a new cabin class for national and international flights in Latin America.
A new class in town
To date, Latam is now the only airline that will offer a premium service across its entire network. The network covers all 145 destinations, across 26 countries, around the world. premium economy will be available on short/medium-haul aircraft.
Economy class passengers can opt for Latam+ Seats on most flights. The seats offer more space and reserved overhead bins. Meanwhile, premium business is available as an option on long-haul aircraft.
“Our goal is to continue being the first choice for customers in Latin America. We are launching a premium economy, one of the most radical changes in terms of travel experience in Latam’s history,” explained chief customer officer, Paulo Miranda.
“As part of our commitment to offering more options, flexibility and personalisation to serve all journey types, the introduction of premium economy will provide the possibility to choose a superior service on all our flights.”
Premium economy perks
Premium economy has been around for a long time but is only just entering the cabin class limelight. Perks begin at the airport with priority check-in and a generous 23kg baggage allowance, consisting of up to three pieces of luggage.
On selected international flights, VIP lounge access is available at most airports. Selected airports include Santiago, São Paulo/GRU, Lima, Bogotá, Miami and Buenos Aires.
Once onboard, customers have the choice to sit in one of the first three rows of the aircraft and have full use of the exclusive overhead bin hand luggage stowage. The middle seat is blocked for a more private flight and offers wider movement.
Latam Airlines offers premium economy flyers complimentary snacks and drinks throughout the flight. Premium service is available to book on all routes operating from 16 March.