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* With this decision, TAM Airlines will join oneworld, the leading alliance
for flights from Latin America, United States and Europe, and with a strong
presence in the Asia/Pacific region.
* TAM Airlines will leave Star Alliance during the second quarter of 2014 - a
specific date will be communicated later in 2013. Until then, customers can
continue to enjoy the benefits of the current alliance.
Santiago, March 7, 2013 - LATAM Airlines Group (Santiago Stock Exchange: LAN /
NYSE: LFL / Bovespa: LATM11), one of the most important airline holding groups
in the world, has chosen oneworld® as the global alliance for its airlines. With
decision - announced today at a oneworld meeting held in Hong Kong - TAM
Airlines will become a member of oneworld, joining LAN Airlines and 11 other
LATAM Airlines Group chooses oneworld as its global alliance:
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