LATAM Chile To Introduce Buy-On-Board For Domestic Flights Effective April 26, 2017


LATAM Chile will introduce paid Buy-On-Board (BOB) product effective April 26, 2017. This will replace all complimentary food and beverages on domestic flights.

LATAM Chile Mercado LATAM

I would say that the prices presented on the website are reasonable for foreigners but expensive for Chileans. Don’t think that they will have many takers at these prices.

You can access LATAM Chile’s web page for Mercado LATAM here.

Here are some products:

LATAM Chile Mercado LATAM Wine & Snack

Wine & snack for $9.25

LATAM Chile Mercado LATAM Sandwich & Beer

Sandwich, chips & beer for $9.25

LATAM Chile Mercado LATAM Sparkling

Sparkling wine for $4.62

LATAM Chile Mercado LATAM Wine

Red or white wine for $4.62


You have to remember that there are several of these LATAM airlines that are separate legal entities. They have operations in addition to Chile in Argentina, Brazil, Mercosur (Paraguay), Ecuador, Colombia and Peru.

Not sure if this Mercado LATAM menu is the only food available for economy class passengers between Santiago and Isla de Pascua (Easter Islands) that is a domestic Chilean flight.

This change will affect frequent fliers as well because LATAM doesn’t have a single domestic lounge in Chile where elite members could “fill up” before the flights. Bit surprise that they gave less than two week notice about this change.

I have one domestic flight coming in early June on SKY Airline (never used them before) and will fly on LATAM Chile to Isla de Pascua and Tahiti same month in business class.

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