LAN Airlines’ merger with TAM Airlines is on track to conclude in the first quarter of 2012, but a decision on which alliance to choose will come later.  TAM CEO Marco Antonio Bologna told ATW during the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Assn. (ALTA) conference in Rio de Janeiro last week that the decision process was still ongoing. As one of the approval conditions of the LAN/TAM merger, the Chilean government said the new group can be a member of only one ...

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