Chile’s antitrust court will approve LAN Airlines’ merger with Grupo TAM but only if they drop at least one of their global alliances, support cabotage in Chile’s domestic market, return some slot allocations and open their frequent flyer program to other airlines for five years. The court’s decision, which included some dissenting judgments, also calls for the release of four daily slots assigned to service between TAM’s Sao Paulo Guarulhos International Airport hub and Chile’s capital ...


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