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The Bankruptcy of Latam

Jason Clampet
June 3rd, 2020 at 4:20 PM EDT

Photo credit: A Latam aircraft in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Flickr / Dennis Jarvis

Covid-19 claimed its latest airline victim with the bankruptcy of Latam. Just how did one of the largest and most successful airlines in Latin America land in such dire straits? And what does its bankruptcy filing mean for Delta, which has a significant investment in Latam, and for connectivity in South America? Join Skift Airline Weekly’s editors as they hash out what happened and for when they think shorthaul traffic might start to rebound.

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