LATAM Airlines Group : LATAM Airlines Group reports preliminary monthly statistics for May 2013

   LATAM Airlines Group : LATAM Airlines Group reports preliminary monthly
                           statistics for May 2013

Santiago,  Chile,  June  11,   2013-  LATAM  Airlines   Group  S.A.  and   its 
subsidiaries, ("LATAM Airlines Group" or "the Company") (NYSE: LFL / IPSA: LAN
/ Bovespa: LATM11), the leading airline group in Latin America, today reported
preliminary monthly traffic statistics for May 2013 compared to May 2012.

System passenger  traffic  increased 4.4%  as  capacity declined  0.3%.  As  a 
result, the Company's load factor for the month increased 3.5 points to 79.4%.
International passenger traffic accounted for approximately 53% of the month's
total passenger traffic.

Domestic  passenger  traffic  in  LATAM  Airlines  Group's  Spanish   speaking 
operations (Chile,  Argentina,  Peru, Ecuador  and  Colombia) rose  11.7%,  as 
capacity increased 13.6%. As a consequence, the domestic passenger load factor
decreased 1.3 points to 75.3%.

Domestic passenger traffic  in Brazil  increased 7.5%,  as capacity  decreased 
11.0%. As a consequence, the  domestic Brazil passenger load factor  increased 
13.5 points to 78.4%.

International passenger traffic increased 0.8%, while capacity increased 4.2%.
Accordingly, the international passenger load  factor for the month  decreased 
2.8 points to 81.2%.  International traffic includes international  operations 
of both LAN and TAM on regional and long haul routes.

Cargo traffic rose  1.5% as  capacity increased  1.5%. As  a consequence,  the 
cargo load factor remained flat  in 58.2%. The growth  in cargo capacity is  a 
result of increased availability in the belly of passenger aircraft  partially 
offset by  reduced freighter  operations. The  increase in  cargo traffic  was 
mainly driven by delayed seasonal demand.

About LATAM Airlines Group S.A.

LATAM Airlines Group  S.A. is the  new name given  to LAN Airlines  S.A. as  a 
result of its association with TAM S.A. LATAM Airlines Group S.A. now includes
LAN Airlines and its affiliates in Peru, Argentina, Colombia and Ecuador,  and 
LAN Cargo and its  affiliates, as well  as TAM S.A.  and its subsidiaries  TAM 
Linhas Aereas S.A., including  its business units  TAM Transportes Aereos  del 
Mercosur S.A. (TAM  Airlines (Paraguay)) and  Multiplus S.A. This  association 
creates one of the  largest airline groups  in the world  in terms of  network 
connections, providing passenger transport services to about 135  destinations 
in 22 countries and cargo services to about 144 destinations in 27  countries, 
with a fleet of  316 aircraft. In  total, LATAM Airlines  Group S.A. has  more 
than 53,000 employees and its shares are traded in Santiago, as well as on the
New York Stock Exchange, in the form of ADRs, and Sao Paulo Stock Exchange, in
the form of BDRs.

Each  airline  will  continue  to  operate  under  their  current  brands  and 
identities. For  any  inquiry of  LAN  or  TAM, please  visit  or,       respectively.        Further       information        at

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