LATAM Airlines Announces Resumption of São Paulo to Johannesburg Flights After COVID-19 Hiatus

LATAM Airlines Announces Resumption of São Paulo to Johannesburg Flights After COVID-19 Hiatus

…By Roland Peterson for TDPel Media. After facing a delay, LATAM Airlines has announced its readiness to recommence flights on the São Paulo, Brazil to Johannesburg, South Africa route.


The airline’s decision to resume this commercial route on September 4, 2023, comes after a three-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Travel News.

Flight Details and Aircraft Configuration

The route will operate three times a week, utilizing a Boeing 787-900 aircraft with a three-class configuration.

Passengers can expect a comfortable and modern travel experience onboard.

LATAM Brazil’s Perspective

Aline Mafra, LATAM Brazil’s Sales and Marketing Director, expressed the significance of the Johannesburg route in LATAM’s international resumption efforts.

Mafra emphasized the relevance of this flight for both corporate travelers and tourists, citing the strong demand between the two countries.


The direct operation between São Paulo and Johannesburg is expected to offer a unique product in the airline market.

Positive Impact on Tourism Recovery

Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa, CEO of the Tourism Business Council of South Africa, highlighted the importance of Brazil and Argentina as key source markets for South African tourism.

The resumption of flights on this route is anticipated to contribute significantly to the recovery of the tourism industry in South Africa, providing opportunities for increased travel and economic growth.

Flight Schedule

LATAM Airlines has established the following flight schedule, with departures three times a week:

– Flight LA8059 will leave Johannesburg at 12:50 on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, arriving in São Paulo at 18:55.

– Flight LA8058 will depart São Paulo at 17:25 on Mondays, Thursdays, and Sundays, reaching Johannesburg at 08:10 the following day.


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