LATAM Group's new economy class cabin in the Dreamliner

Press Release: LATAM presents new economy cabin on 787-9


Press Release hub banner blue with title in red white and blueIn order to enhance the onboard passenger experience, certain subsidiaries of LATAM group will begin operating Boeing 787-9 widebody aircraft with a completely renovated Economy cabin, representing an investment of US$15 million per aircraft.

The new configuration includes an upgrade in onboard entertainment. Economy class passengers can connect via Bluetooth to 12″ high-definition touchscreens to enjoy the region’s largest library of content with their personal headphones, including over 170 movies, 550 TV show episodes, 100 music albums, and exclusive content from HBO Max, Paramount+, and Disney+.

A passenger is holding up bluetooth headphones in front of the new LATAM Group Economy IFE screen on the Boeing 787-9

Additionally, a new interactive Panasonic Arc™ 3D map has been added, providing detailed information about landmarks and streets from the air, allowing passengers to discover iconic places in different cities.

A passenger is interacting with the Panasonic ARC 3D map on a new Economy cabin IFE screen.

LATAM group aims to bring a total of four aircraft with this new design this year, with a total investment of US$60 million.

“These enhancements position LATAM group at the forefront of the region in terms of onboard entertainment platform, alongside this renewed cabin, which reflects the unique spirit and pride of the incredible region. It’s about experiencing the warmth and hospitality of South America,” says Jaime Cornejo, Cabin, Onboard Entertainment, and Connectivity Manager at LATAM Airlines Group.

Panasonic ARC map is being displayed on LATAM IFE screen

Among other novelties of the new design is the incorporation of seat upholstery made with 57% recycled leather, whose production reduces carbon emissions by up to 60%, and saves water and land use by up to 55%.

A close up of the economy class seat that is dark blue with a red diagonal thick stripe just below the headrest.

It’s worth noting that while this is the second widebody aircraft with seat upholstery made from recycled leather, all narrowbody aircraft in the LATAM group fleet already include this material in their seats.

These renovated spaces feature headrests, 6” recline, and a renewed onboard entertainment system with 12” screens. Additionally, Economy passengers can choose to travel more comfortably in LATAM+ seats, which offer more legroom, greater recline, exclusive luggage space, and priority boarding and disembarkation.



LATAM Airlines Group S.A. and its subsidiaries are the leading airline group in Latin America, with presence in five domestic markets in the region: Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru, in addition to international operations within Latin America and to Europe, Oceania, Africa, the United States and the Caribbean.

The group has a fleet of Boeing 767, 777, 787, Airbus A321, A321neo A320, A320neo and A319 aircraft. LATAM Cargo Chile, LATAM Cargo Colombia and LATAM Cargo Brazil are the LATAM group’s cargo subsidiaries,In addition to having access to the bellies of the passenger affiliates’ aircraft, they have a fleet of 20 freighters. These cargo subsidiaries have access to the group’s passenger aircraft, and operate within the LATAM group network, as well as on exclusive international routes for cargo transportation. In addition, they offer a modern infrastructure and a wide variety of services and support options to meet the needs of its customers.

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