LAN cargo/pax traffic up in March

Chile's LAN Airlines said cargo traffic rose 2.7 per cent in March and increased 1.5 per cent in the first quarter, both year-on-year.


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Chile’s LAN Airlines said cargo traffic rose 2.7 per cent in March and increased 1.5 per cent in the first quarter, both year-on-year. Its passenger traffic rose 14.7 per cent in March from a year earlier and grew 14 per cent during the first quarter versus the same period in 2011.

LAN previously reported that its passenger traffic rose 17.2 per cent in February from a year earlier after rising 10.4 per cent in January. LAN, which has domestic passenger operations in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador and Peru and cargo operations in the same nations plus Brazil and Mexico, expects its takeover of Brazil’s TAM to be completed by mid-May.