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LATAM operates flights from Johannesburg to Sao Paulo and the rest of South America.

LATAM aircraft

LATAM Phone number (Represented by BorderAir) : +27 11 326 4440

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LATAM Airlines

Book flights to Copacabana with LATAM, one of the largest airline groups in Latin America. With over 300 aircraft and and a route network that includes 143 destinations around the world, you can now book direct flights to Brazil and beyond.

LATAM offers direct flights between Johannesburg and Sao Paulo. From 1 August 2019 this route will be serviced by their Airbus A350.

The airline also operates a large route network in South America, making them many South African's first choice when it comes to booking flights to Brazil and the rest of South America.


Brazil - Johannesburg Flights Back in 2023

LATAM announced that flights between Johannesburg and Sao Paulo will resume again in July 2023. This will allow South African travellers direct connection to South America, the first time since COVID.

Introducing No Bag Fares

Effective from the 27th of February 2020 the airline will introduce branded fares, of which most won't include free checked luggage. Promo and light fares will not include checked baggage allowance. Plus fares will only include one piece of checked luggage. All tickets issued prior to the 27th of February will still enjoy the two-piece policy.

Introducing a new business class

The airline will introduce a new premium business class service and seat on 200 of their aircraft. This new configuration will feature full flat beds, an adjustable divider for more privacy, more space and both a plug socket and a USB charge point.

In-flight Food

International flights (7+ Hours)

In Economy Class experience their new gourmet menu, featuring a selection of local and vegetarian dishes. This is available on flights to and from Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Ecuador and Peru.

International flights (4,5 - 7 Hours)

Economy Class passengers can enjoy a main dish during breakfast and two entree and dessert options for lunch or dinner. Main dishes are either hot or cold, depending on the technical capabilities of the airplane.

International flights (Up to 3,5 Hours)

Economy class passengers can enjoy a free coffee with a muffin, sandwich and various other snack and beverage options.

Domestic Flights

Passengers travelling within Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru are travelling domestically with LATAM and have to purchase their onboard food and drink. They only accept cash (local currency) and credit card (Visa and Mastercard) payments.

Premium Economy and Business Class food services also differ according to your travel time and routing.


LATAM offers both international and domestic flights with and without included checked luggage, so check with your travel agent or on your airline ticket whether checked baggage is included. Adding a checked bag (23kg) starts from a 100 dollars on international routes.


LATAM has both online check-in services as well as check-in desks at the airports.

The mobile app allows passengers to select their seats, download their boarding pass and get updates on flights.

Flight Routes

LATAM is based in Sao Paulo and besides their direct flights between Johannesburg and Sao Paulo, they also offer connecting flights to the following destinations.

Flights in South America


Intercontinental Flights

  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Llico, Chile
  • Toronto, Canada
  • Cordoba, Argentina
  • Osorno, Chile
  • Stanley, Falkland Islands
  • Mendoza, Argentina
  • Ovalle, Chile
  • Paris, France
  • Salta, Argentina
  • Palena, Chile
  • Papeete, France
  • San Juan, Argentina
  • Porvenir, Chile
  • Frankfurt, Germany
  • Rio Gallegos, Argentina
  • Puerto Montt, Chile
  • Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Ushuaia, Argentina
  • Puerto Williams, Chile
  • Milan, Italy
  • La Paz, Bolivia
  • Punta Arenas, Chile
  • Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
  • Santiago, Chile
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Brasilia, Brazil
  • Temuco, Chile
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Floranopolis, Brazil
  • Valdivia, Chile
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • Vallenar, Chile
  • Boston, USA
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Bogota, Colombia
  • Los Angeles, USA
  • Salvador de Bahia, Brazil
  • Cartagena, Colombia
  • Orlando, USA
  • Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
  • Miami, USA
  • Antofagasta, Chile
  • Guayaquil, Ecuador
  • New York City, USA
  • Arica, Chile
  • Quilto, Ecuador
  • San Francisco, USA
  • Balmaceda, Chile
  • Cancun, Mexico
  • Washington, USA
  • Calama, Chile
  • Mexico City, Mexico
  • Castro, Chile
  • Panama City, Panama
  • Concepcion, Chile
  • Asuncion, Paraguay
  • Copiapo, Chile
  • Lima, Peru
  • Easter Island, Chile
  • Monevideo, Uruguay
  • El Salvador, Chile
  • Punta del Este, Uruguay
  • Iquique, Chile
  • Caracas, Venezuela
  • La Serena, Chile

Flight schedules

Johannesburg to Sao Paulo & Sao Paulo to Johannesburg

LATAM has three scheduled flights per week between Johannesburg and Sao Paulo.

Flight number






















Johannesburg (JNB)


Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class

Airbus A350


Sao Paulo (SAO)










Sao Paulo (SAO)


Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class

Airbus A350


Johannesburg (JNB)


They offer three classes on transatlantic flights. On flights between Johannesburg to Sao Paulo, passengers can choose between Economy Class and Business Class seats.

Business Class

LATAM Business Class flight benefits.

Economy Class

LATAM Economy Class benefits.


Their fleet is currently an average age of 7 years old and is being retrofitted with new seats. The airline is in posession of more than 300 aircraft, below might not reflect their current fleet but rather aircraft that has recently been in their posession.


In Service

Airbus A320-200


Boeing 767-300ER


Airbus A319-100


Airbus A320neo


Airbus A321-200


Airbus A350-1000


Boeing 777-300ER


Boeing 787-8


Boeing 787-9


Reservations for LATAM in South Africa

LATAM does not have an airline representative in South Africa, instead making use of BorderAir : +27 11 326 4440

Online reservations

Telephonic bookings

BorderAir (LATAM)

+27 11 326 4440

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