Exciting New U.S.-South America Routes Announced by Delta and LATAM

Since LATAM Airlines Group and Delta Air Lines announced their partnership in 2019, travelers across North and South America have rejoiced in a unique opportunity to explore breathtaking cities along the new routes. The joint venture opened the door to 300+ US-South America destinations, increasing the airlines’ capacity by an impressive 75%.

The LATAM Airlines and Delta new routes are a fantastic addition to the airlines’ already vast network. The leading airlines aim to break the barrier between the US and South America, bringing the continents closer than ever.

This continental connectivity continually attracts business and leisure travelers, providing outstanding services and unforgettable experiences.

Discover the latest LATAM and Delta routes between the US and South America, including flight schedules and elite benefits for frequent flyers.

New US-South America routes

LATAM Airlines Group and Delta Air Lines have announced four new routes between the US and South America. Each will add two to their network, LATAM connecting Miami to Medellin and Lima to Atlanta, while Delta will connect Atlanta to Cartagena and Bogota.

Here’s more information about all the new routes.

Note: All new routes’ flight schedule is subject to government approval.

LATAM Airlines Colombia: Miami to Medellin

Starting October 29, 2023, LATAM Airlines Colombia will enable travelers to book daily flights from Miami to Medellin. The City of Eternal Spring will be only a few clicks away, taking passengers from the Sunshine State to Colombia in 3.5 hours.

Here’s the planned schedule for LATAM flights between Miami and Medellin (subject to change):

  • Miami to Medellin – 6:30 PM to 9:55 PM
  • Medellin to Miami – 12:30 PM to 3:55 PM

Whether travelers book Economy or Premium Economy tickets, they will enjoy a fantastic service on an Airbus A320 aircraft.

LATAM Airlines Peru: Lima to Atlanta

Starting October 29, 2023, LATAM Airlines Peru will connect Lima to Atlanta, Delta’s headquarters. Peruvians will get to the Big A in approximately seven hours, seizing a thrilling opportunity to marvel at the bustling city’s historical landmarks and pop-culture sites. The same goes for Georgians visiting Peru’s capital, a lively metropolis famous as the City of the Kings.

Here’s the proposed schedule for LATAM flights between Lima and Atlanta (operating every Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday):

  • Lima to Atlanta – 12 PM to 7:10 PM
  • Atlanta to Lima – 10:45 PM to 5:40 AM

Economy and Premium Business tickets will be available aboard a Boeing 767 aircraft operating the route.

Delta also connects these two cities with the following flight schedule:

  • Lima to Atlanta – 11:55 PM to 5:40 AM
  • Atlanta to Lima – 3:30 PM to 9:45 PM

The best part about this Delta route? It operates daily.

Delta: Atlanta to Cartagena

Most new Delta airline destinations in the joint venture with LATAM connect Atlanta, the airline’s hub, to prominent South American cities. Flights from Atlanta to Cartagena, the jewel of the Caribbean coast, have been among the most sought-after for years.

Interested travelers must wait until December 22, 2023, to book tickets to this exciting adventure. Considering they can spend the winter on Cartagena’s turquoise-water beaches, it’s worth the wait.

The planned schedule for Delta flights between Atlanta and Cartagena is as follows:

  • Atlanta to Cartagena – 9:50 AM to 1:55 PM
  • Cartagena to Atlanta – 3:20 PM to 7:35 PM

Delta will operate on this route every Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. Interested travelers can book Main Cabin, Delta Comfort Plus, and First Class tickets aboard a Boeing 737 aircraft.

Delta: Atlanta to Bogota

Flights from Atlanta to Cartagena aren’t the only options to visit Colombia from Georgia’s capital. Delta already has a daily route between Atlanta and Bogota, Colombia’s stunning capital. However, it has announced a new one, making traveling between the Big A and the Athens of South America a breeze.

Here’s the schedule for existing and new Delta flights between Atlanta and Bogota (operating daily):

  • Atlanta to Bogota – 3 PM to 7:45 PM and (starting October 29, 2023) 9:45 AM to 2:30 PM
  • Bogota to Atlanta – 9 AM to 2:35 PM and (beginning October 29, 2023) 4 PM to 9 PM

Like Delta flights between Atlanta and Cartagena, these include Main Cabin, Delta Comfort Plus, and First Class services aboard a Boeing 757 aircraft.

Additional routes connecting the US and South America

LATAM and Delta’s joint venture has brought many more routes to their extensive combined networks. On July 1, Delta started flying from Orlando to Bogota before connecting Los Angeles to São Paulo on August 1.

The giant airline also operates from New York and Atlanta to São Paulo. Additionally, it will connect the Big Apple to Buenos Aires (starting October 28) and Rio de Janeiro (beginning December 16).

As for LATAM Airlines, the new routes connect São Paulo, Miami, Boston, New York, Orlando, Santiago, and Los Angeles.

Considering this partnership’s exponential growth and expansion plans, we can expect new US-South America routes soon.

Elite benefits for frequent flyers

Travelers frequently flying with Delta and LATAM Airlines can join their loyalty programs for fantastic benefits. Whether they join Delta SkyMiles or LATAM Pass, they can enjoy multiple elite perks like priority check-in and boarding, a fee waiver for reserving seats, extra baggage, and lounge access.

LATAM Airlines Group has five VIP airport lounges in South America, while Delta has 53 Delta Sky Club locations in the US.

The best part? With all the new travel destinations, collecting miles and points to unlock these airlines’ elite benefits is easier than ever.

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For more information about the routes, visit latam.com or delta.com because flight schedules are subject to change.

To speak with a Delta or LATAM customer service representative, call 800-221-12-12 (Delta Air Lines, USA) or 1-866-435-9526 (LATAM phone number, USA). This LATAM Airlines customer service USA number should work whether calling from or outside the US.

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