NEWS LAN Airlines welcomes first Boeing Dreamliner 787-9 to South America

LAN Airlines has added the first 787-9 aircraft in Latin America to its fleet. The 787-9 is an extended version of the 787-8, capable of transporting 27 per cent more passengers and 23 per cent more cargo. LAN will configure the cabin with 283 Economy Class seats and 30 Premium Business Class seats. The new LAN aircraft began commercial service in April 2015, from Santiago, Chile to Lima, PerĂº with continuing service to Los Angeles, California and will gradually begin service on additional routes throughout the year, including flights from Santiago, Chile to New York, Easter Island, Madrid, Frankfurt, Auckland and Sydney.