TAM Airlines

LATAM receives 200th A320 aircraft at Paris Air Show

Courtesy Airbus LATAM Airlines Group, the holding company for LAN and TAM Airlines and third largest Airbus customer in terms of in-service and on order aircraft, has taken delivery of its 200th A320 aircraft at Le Bourget Paris Air Show. The TAM A320 is equipped with Sharklet fuel-saving wing-tip devices and powered by CFM engines.…

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Airbus launches Space-Flex cabin option with TAM Airlines order

With an order from TAM Airlines, Airbus has officially launched the Space-Flex PRM (Persons with Reduced Mobility) lavatory as an option for operators of the A320 Family. TAM will become the first Airbus customer to benefit from Space-Flex, a new option now available for the A320 Family which creates more passenger comfort. The TAM order…

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TAM finalizes order for 32 A320 Aircraft

Courtesy Airbus Biggest Airbus operator in Southern Hemisphere adds most eco-efficient aircraft to its fleet TAM Airlines, Brazil’s largest airline has finalized a purchase agreement for 32 eco-efficient Airbus A320 aircraft, comprising of 22 A320neo and 10 A320 Family aircraft. The order follows a Memorandum of Understanding signed last February. Engine selection will be announced…

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Boeing, TAM Complete Contract for Two 777-300ERs

Courtesy Boeing TAM 777-300ER fleet will now consist of 12 SEATTLE, /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and TAM Linhas Aereas (NYSE: TAM) announced yesterday the Brazilian carrier ordered two additional 777-300ERs (extended range) with two purchase rights. The order, valued at approximately $568 million at current list prices, brings the total number of 777s TAM…

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TAM becomes first A320neo customer in Latin America

Brazilian airline orders 22 A320neo and 10 A320 Family aircraft TAM Airlines, Brazil’s largest airline has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for 32 eco-efficient Airbus A320 aircraft, comprising 22 A320neo and 10 A320 Family aircraft. The order makes TAM the launch customer for the A320neo in Latin America. Engine selection will be announced by the…

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TAM Airlines and Airbus first to fly Jatropha-based biofuel in Latin America

Courtesy Airbus TAM Airlines together with Airbus have conducted the first Jatropha-based biofuel flight in Latin America, using an Airbus A320. The biofuel, processed by UOP LLC, a Honeywell group, was a 50 percent blend of locally-sourced Brazilian Japtropha-based bio-kerosene and conventional aviation kerosene. 20 people from TAM Airlines and Airbus were on board the…

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TAM Airlines firms up commitment to order 25 Airbus aircraft

TAM Airlines, Airbus’ biggest customer in the Southern Hemisphere and Brazil’s largest airline, signed a firm order for 25 eco-efficient Airbus aircraft, bringing the Brazilian airline’s total Airbus order book to 176. This order for 20 A320 Family and five A350-900s follows the Memorandum of Understanding announced at ILA Berlin Air Show in June.  …

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TAM Airlines orders 20 A320 Family and five A350-900 aircraft

Photo Provided Courtesy of Airbus TAM Airlines, Airbus’ biggest customer in the southern hemisphere and Brazil’s largest airline company, announced today an order for 20 new Airbus A320 Family and five A350-900 aircraft, bringing the Brazilian airline’s total Airbus orders to 176 aircraft, including 134 A320 Family, 15 A330-200s and 27 A350 XWB aircraft. The…

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Airbus delivers its 4000th A320 Family aircraft to TAM

Photo Provided Courtesy of Airbus / TAM Airlines Ferry flight to deliver charity donation to support schools, August 28, 2009 Airbus has delivered its 4000th A320 Family aircraft to Brazilian flag carrier TAM from its Final Assembly Line in Hamburg. The aircraft, an A319, was handed over to TAM in the presence of the President…

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