OREANDA-NEWS. October 20, 2015. As part of its strategy to offer the best network of connection to, from and within Latin America, LATAM Airlines Group announces plans to launch six new international routes from now through the end of 2016.

These new destinations will strengthen the Group’s connectivity in Latin America, North America, the Caribbean, Europe and Africa. Some of these new routes include LAN Peru’s first ever nonstop flight between Washington DC and Lima. LAN Peru’s will operate 4 weekly flights between Washington DC and Lima starting in the second half of 2016, thus becoming the only airline operating a nonstop route between the two capital cities.

In addition, TAM is awaiting approval from authorities to operate from Sao Paulo to Johannesburg, making LATAM Airlines Group the only Latin American airline with regularly scheduled flights to the African continent.