LATAM Airlines Group, parent of TAM and LAN Airlines, has become the first airline company in Latin America to take delivery of a Boeing 787-9. The aircraft is being leased by LATAM from Amsterdam-based lessor AerCap. The 787-9, which debuted last summer, is 20 feet longer than the 787-8. LATAM plans to start operating the 787-9 within South America in April and will become the first Latin American airline company to operate both the -8 and -9 variants of the Dreamliner. LATAM already ...

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