LATAM Airlines Brasil

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LATAM Airlines Brazil
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IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded1961 [1]
HubsSão Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Brasília
Fleet size164[2]
HeadquartersSão Paulo

LATAM Airlines Brazil (Portuguese: LATAM Airlines Brasil) is Brazilian airline. LATAM was founded in 1961, but since 2000 it has grown fast. It's now the biggest airline in Brazil and all of Latin America.

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TAM Airlines began in 1961, with the name Taxi Aereo Marília (Marília Air Taxi). In 1971, one of the airline's pilots buys 33% of the airline's shares. In 1976, the pilot founds an airline with the name Transportes Aereos Regionais (Regional Air Transport). [3] Both TAM and TAR Airlines were combined in 2000. [4] This formed the TAM Airlines. In 2010, LAN Airlines and TAM Airlines were also combined. They formed the LATAM Airlines Group. [5]

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