LAN Airlines Launches New Website for Canada with Special Fares to South America's Most Popular Destinations

    New roundtrip fares from Toronto to Argentina, Chile and Uruguay starting
at CAD599 for travel through June 15th

    MIAMI, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- LAN Airlines, South America's premier air
carrier, and its affiliate LAN Argentina, announced today the launch of Canada, which will be home to exciting new fares for travel to South
America. Passengers can take advantage of special rates between now and
February 28th, 2009 on through LAN call centers, or through their
preferred travel agent for travel between February 1 and June 15, 2009.

    "The creation of Canada is an integral part of LAN's commitment
to providing superior service to our Canadian customers and will offer the
latest information, news and travel deals from the airline," said Pablo Yunis,
LAN Airlines' Vice President for, North America & the Caribbean. "In
correlation with the website launch, the special fares highlight some of South
America's most exciting destinations and offer travelers an added incentive to
explore the historic charm and natural beauty of South America through not
only its capitals but beyond," Mr. Yunis added.

    LAN Airlines and LAN Argentina will offer special fares from Toronto to
the following destinations:

    --  Argentina: Roundtrip to Cordoba, Mendoza, Iguazu, Salta, Bariloche,
        Buenos Aires starting at CAD599 + taxes

    --  Chile: Roundtrip to Puerto Montt, Calama, Concepcion, Temuco, Punta
        Arenas and Santiago starting at CAD699 + taxes
        --  Easter Island starting at CAD999 + taxes (roundtrip)

    --  Uruguay: roundtrip to Montevideo starting at CAD599 + taxes

    Terms and conditions:
    Fares are in CAD DOLLARS and for economy class travel. Seats are limited
and may not be available in all flights/dates. All flights from Toronto to
South America are via New York City. Minimum stay: 7 days. Maximum stay
allowed: until June 15th, 2009.  Fares do not include applicable taxes. Taxes
are up to CAD70.00. Date changes are permitted on/before departure of first
flight with a charge of CAD100.00. One stopover is allowed with a charge of
CAD75.00. No changes allowed after the departure of the first flight.
Re-issuing or refund of ticket is not permitted. Offer subject to change
without prior notice. (*)Domestic flights in Argentina operated by LAN
Argentina. Other restrictions may apply.

    About LAN Airlines

    About LAN

    LAN Airlines is one of the leading passenger airlines in Latin America.
The company and its affiliates serve more than 60 destinations around the
world through an extensive network that offers full connectivity within Latin
America, while also linking the region with North America, Europe and the
South Pacific, as well as 58 additional international destinations through its
various alliances. LAN Airlines and its affiliates have a leading position in
their respective domestic markets of Chile and Peru as well as an important
presence in the Argentinean domestic market.

    Currently, LAN Airlines and its affiliates operate one of the most modern
fleets in the world, with 81 passenger aircraft, and its cargo subsidiary, LAN
CARGO and its respective cargo affiliates, operate 9 dedicated freighters. The
company recently completed its short haul fleet renovation process by
acquiring new aircraft from the Airbus A320 family, enabling LAN to improve
its efficiency and to reduce significantly its CO2 emissions. The fleet
renovation is part of the company's commitment to the protection of the

    LAN is one of the few Investment Grade airlines in the world (BBB). The
company's world class quality standards enabled its membership in
oneworld(TM), the global alliance that encompasses the best airlines in the
world. For more information please visit or


For further information:

For further information: Bertha Merikanskas of LAN Airlines,
+1-786-265-6333, Web Site:     

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