Exciting news! LATAM airlines have today announced a new direct service connecting Melbourne and Santiago, Chile commencing in October 2017. The route will be the first non-stop service offered from Melbourne and will enable Victorian’s to reach Santiago in under 14 hours without stopping over in Sydney or Auckland. At this stage the Melbourne to Santiago direct flight will be operating 3 days per week. LATAM’s current Sydney to Santiago via Auckland route will still continue to operate as per normal daily frequency.