LAN Airlines and TAM, which completed their merger under LATAM Airlines Group last month, will decide which alliance to join “not before the first half of 2013,” LATAM GM-Europe Francisco Vidal told local media (ATW Daily News, June 22). LATAM’s alliance choice has been a key issue throughout the transaction process, as the merged entity has created a mega-airline company that is expected to control more than 40% of the Latin American air passenger market (ATW Daily ...

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