The carrier has one year to launch the cargo subsidiary. Colombia represents the largest air cargo market in Latin America for exports to the US. Its annual volume is estimated at 200 million tons. “The creation of this new subsidiary furthers the consolidation of our cargo network, effectively connecting the main productive centers and markets in the region, while reaffirming our objective of uniting Latin America with the rest of the world,” claims Cristian Ureta, LAN Cargo's CEO.
The carrier explains the LAN Alliance serves 14 destinations in Chile, 12 destinations in Peru, 10 destinations in Argentina, two destinations in Ecuador, 15 destinations in other Latin American countries and the Caribbean, three destinations in the United States, two destinations in Europe and four destinations in the South Pacific, as well as 58 additional international destinations through its various code-share agreements.