1-Feb-2012 10:48 AM

TAM will not open new routes in 2012

TAM announced (31-Jan-2012) it does not expect to open any new routes in 2012, and instead will focus on consolidating and increasing the load factor on existing services and increase frequencies on some international routes. The carrier expects to close 2012 with an average load factor of 72% to 74% in the domestic market and 83% to 85% in the international market. The company forecasts the demand for domestic travel will increase between 8% and 10% in 2012. [more - original PR]