TAM and LAN Argentina announced plans to extend their codeshare arrangement to cover LAN-operated services to Bariloche, Comodoro Rivadavia, Cordoba, Mendoza, Rio Gallegos, Salta and Ushuaia, and TAM services departing from Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro to domestic Brazilian destinations (Wall Street Journal/Breaking Travel News, 29-Dec-2009). The agreement goes into effect for travel from 04-Jan-2010.
TAM: “The expansion of the codeshare agreement with LAN Argentina reinforces the services synergy that we are developing with the LAN Group in South America. We hope that this new stage for our partnership further encourages passenger flow within the continent,” Paulo Castello Branco, Vice President of Commerce and Planning. Source: Breaking Travel News, 29-Dec-2009.