A third of LATAM aircraft will have new cabins as part of a process of renewal and modernization that will be carried out by the largest group of airlines in Latin America.
More than 200 LATAM aircraft will be available in the next two years with a renovated cabin interior. The first aircraft with the cabin's new interior is expected to be operational by the end of 2018.
The transformation of the cabins' interior of the LATAM aircraft will affect the aircraft that is specifically designed for short-distance and long-distance routes within the group's network. The first subsidiaries that will receive and use the renewed aircraft are LATAM Airlines Peru, Brazil and Chile.
"As part of LATAM & # 39; s long-term vision, the transformation of our cabs will enable us to offer a leading experience on board with more options, flexibility and customization to offer every passenger a better service," Claudia said. Sender, vice president of LATAM Airlines Group customers. "This means serving passengers who travel for pleasure and who want to travel with less money at the same time and business travelers who want privacy to rest or work, and we will also provide alternatives so that travelers choose to improve the services they value the most".
Travel experience LATAM
LATAM will apply the transformation of cabins in the wide-body aircraft Boeing 767 and Boeing 777. The new cab concept will also be applied to the new Boeing 787-9 and the LATAM Airbus A350-1000 that will be received in the coming years. .
These changes affect the aircraft that cover the long-distance routes, such as flights to and from Europe or the United States.
The interior of the new LATAM cabs includes:
A new chair and Premium Business service focused on privacy and passenger rest on board.
These Wide Thompson seats offer direct access to the hallways and offer options for passengers who fly alone, but also for couples, as well as a completely flat bed.
The latest entertainment onboard LATAM aircraft will have an individual 18-inch screen, as well as different areas for personal belongings of passengers.
The interior of the economic cabin in the new aircraft will feature ergonomic seats from the German manufacturer Recaro with individual 12 "screens and fast-charging USB power ports.
In addition, passengers in economy class can upgrade to LATAM + seats to enjoy a flight with more comfort, more space, higher inclines and enjoy premium services, such as priority check-in and boarding.
Travel experience on national routes
The more than 150 Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft of LATAM intended for domestic flights that are being renewed and intended to cover national routes, offer the passenger:
WiFi connectivity and more entertainment options on board.
More comfort thanks to Recaro seats that also have USB ports for fast charging of mobile devices from customers.
Possibility to access the LATAM + seats with premium services and priority for boarding and check-in.
Design of new cabins
The design of the new cabs in the LATAM aircraft has been perfected for three years, during which the group has consulted with passengers and experts.
Various seat tests and their ergonomics or tests with passengers, cabin crew and the LATAM team were carried out to make the final decision to change the cabins. Even flights with dream tests are carried out for two weeks for the final choice of the new Premium Business seats.