LATAM Airlines Group (LATAM) and its subsidiaries reported its preliminary monthly traffic statistics for December 2016. System passenger traffic increased by 1.9% while capacity increased by 0.6% year over year.
As a result, the company’s load factor for the month increased 1.1 points to 83.6%. At the same time, international passenger traffic accounted for approximately 56% of the month’s total passenger traffic.
LATAM group includes LAN Airlines and its affiliates in Peru, Argentina, Colombia and Ecuador, and LAN Cargo and its affiliates, as well as TAM and its subsidiaries TAM Linhas Aereas, including its business units TAM Transportes Aereos del Mercosur (TAM Airlines Paraguay) and Multiplus.
The group now serves flight to around 138 destinations in 25 countries and cargo services to about 140 destinations in 29 countries. LATAM operates a fleet of 355 aircraft.