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August 25, 2010

LAN Airlines Launches Nonstop Service from San Francisco to Lima

The mythical ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru
Are you interested in visiting the mythical ruins of Machu Picchu, the lush Amazonian rainforests, or the Moai statues on Easter Island? If so, you will be pleased to know that LAN Airlines recently inaugurated its fourth U.S.  gateway to South America (joining New York, Los Angeles and Miami) with the launch of the first and only nonstop service from San Francisco to Lima, Peru with connections to more than 50 destinations in South America. The LAN Peru service will offer four flights per week to Lima on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday with continuing service to Sao Paulo, Brazil and additional connections available on LAN Airlines in the region. LAN Peru will service the new route on modern Boeing 767-300s, which feature a premium business class cabin that includes 180° reclining seats with a completely horizontal sleeping option, in addition to a renovated premium economy class. Both cabins feature a state of the art on demand entertainment systems with personal high definition screens at every seat. In addition, LAN Ecuador, an affiliate of LAN Airlines, will begin service to the Galapagos Islands next month, offering a daily flight from Quito and Guayaquil.

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LANPASS Visa Credit Card
LAN Airlines has joined with U.S. Bank to bring perks to frequent travelers with the LANPASS Visa. For every dollar spent, cardholders receive one mile. It also offers up to 20,000 bonus miles with first use and up to 4,000 with annual renewal. To apply, visit


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