SANTIAGO Jan 15 Newly created LATAM Airlines
Group said on Tuesday its passenger
traffic rose 10 percent in December and 7.8 percent for all of
2012, both year-on-year.
LATAM Airlines, Latin America's largest carrier, is the
product of Chilean flagship airline LAN's recent takeover of
In December, Brazilian domestic passenger traffic rose 10.5
percent while non-Brazil domestic passenger traffic increased
LATAM Airlines has domestic operations in Argentina, Brazil,
Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.
International passenger traffic, which accounted for about
half of the airline's passenger traffic, rose 9.6 percent in
Cargo traffic increased 3.1 percent in December, but fell
2.4 percent for 2012.