LATAM Group has submitted an agreement with Airbus to purchase 28 new aircraft to the US Court for approval, which will be added to 42 narrow body It has already agreed, as part of its fleet modernization and efficiency plan for the coming years.
This order, totaling 70 aircraft, maintains the LATAM Group’s fleet as the largest in Latin America, with greater range and capacity. The integration of the A320neo family aircraft includes more efficient engines, aerodynamic improvements and the latest technology that delivers 20% greater fuel efficiency, thus reducing CO2 emissions, as well as a 50% reduction in fuel emissions. NOx and 50% acoustic pollution .
By signing this agreement, the group intends to strengthen its operations in all its subsidiaries across the continent with a modern fleet and maximum environmental efficiency, which is one of the pillars of its sustainability strategy. It also seeks to consolidate the largest group of destinations within and from Latin America and the Caribbean, in line with the liaison agreements with Delta, which are currently being analyzed by various regulatory bodies in the countries in which the group operates.
“The purchase of these highly efficient aircraft is a sign of our commitment to transition to a carbon-neutral LATAM by 2050. At the same time, these 70 aircraft enhance connectivity in the region. We will continue to work responsibly to leave Chapter 11 with a fleet that will keep pace with the new challenges of the group “, States Roberto Alvo, CEO of LATAM Airlines Group.
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