LATAM to leave oneworld within the next year

Delta Air Lines aquired $1.9 billion stake in LATAM (20%), which will result that LATAM will leave oneworld as a member airline.

In a press release from oneworld, the alliance state that for time beeing benefits still apply for LATAM flights, but in the future LATAM will leave the alliance.

This are not good news for oneworld status members, as LATAM is the only airline within South America currently member of oneworld.

Furthermore, this means that you no longer have the possibility to redeem your avios for travelling within South America in the future, which can be considered a big drawback.

To the press release

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