TAM A320. By Rob Finlayson As speculation mounts about the alliance choice of LATAM Airlines Group, the parent of merger partners TAM and LAN Airlines, Star Alliance member TAM noticeably did not attend the alliance’s joining events for Copa and AviancaTaca (ATW Daily News, June 21). As a condition of approving the merger, Chilean regulators are forcing TAM/LAN to choose one global alliance (ATW Daily News, Sept. 22, 2011). Santiago de Chile-based LAN is a member of ...

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