LATAM Brasil Outsources Ground Agents At Most Airports As Restructuring Continues

As LATAM Airlines Group reshuffles its operations and cleans up its financial situation as a part of its chapter 11 bankruptcy process, the group’s branches continue their streamlining and cost-cutting measures. The latest agreement — and one of the most relevant with respect to labour relations so far — was announced this week at LATAM Brasil. In an internal announcement, the company announced it would be outsourcing its ground agent jobs at almost all Brazilian airports. According to Brazilian aviation outlet Aeroin, the change in the sourcing of the airline’s ground handling will be effective from the second week of May, with the exception of three airports, some of the most important in LATAM Brasil’s domestic network: Brasília, Rio de Janeiro’s Santos Dumont Airport and São Paulo’s Congonhas Airport. Read more.