Delta and Latam plan to begin codesharing during the first quarter of 2020. The airlines inked an industry-rattling partnership in September.

The first codeshares will include Delta's North America routes and Latam's Peru, Colombia and Ecuador routes. The carriers have not yet announced codeshare plans for Latam's Brazil and Chile networks.

Subject to regulatory approval, the codeshares will open up to 51 onward destinations in South America to Delta customers and will provide Latam customers with connecting options for up to 74 destinations in the U.S. and Canada. 

Delta will codeshare on Latam flights to 34 destinations in South America beyond Lima. Meanwhile, Latam will codeshare on up to 74 destinations for Lima customers going beyond Miami, New York, Los Angeles and Orlando.

In Colombia, Delta will codeshare on up to 13 Latam flights beyond Bogota and Cartagena. 

In Ecuador, Delta will codeshare on flights to up to four destinations beyond Quito. Meanwhile, Latam’s Ecuador customers will have access to codeshares on Delta flights serving up to 55 destinations in the U.S. and Canada from New York. 

Under the deal reached by Delta and Latam in September, Delta will acquire 20% of the Latin American carrier. The two airlines also intend to pursue an antitrust-immune joint venture on flights between the U.S. and South America. 

The arrangement spells the end to Latam's partnership with American Airlines, the leading U.S. carrier in South America. In the process, it is also upending the competitive landscape of the U.S.-South American market. 

Latam will formally end all its codeshare agreements with American on Jan. 31. Customers purchasing American Airlines flights departing after Jan. 31 will be entitled to the same services, with no change to flight or ticket conditions. Latam said its agreements with American for frequent flyer and lounge access reciprocity will remain in place until Latam leaves the Oneworld alliance by Oct. 1. 

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