LATAM Cargo recognized as “the most sustainable cargo airline of the year in the Americas”

image credit: Avion

The cargo subsidiary of LATAM, LATAM Cargo Chile, was recognized as the most sustainable cargo airline in the Americas at the 2024 Sustainability Awards, presented by the prominent logistics media outlet, Freightweek.

This distinction is due to their advancements in climate change, circular economy, and shared value initiatives.

The award considers outstanding airlines in the sector that are leading the way towards a more sustainable air cargo industry.

On this occasion, the LATAM Cargo brand stood out against its competitors in its category, being selected by industry voters as the winner for presenting the most outstanding sustainability initiatives.

Cristina Oñate, VP of Sustainability and Product at LATAM Cargo Chile said: “For us, sustainability is one of the highest priorities of the industry.

“We have set ambitious goals for ourselves as we believe it is crucial to move towards carbon neutrality with a circular economic model and to support the communities where we operate.

“We proudly accept this recognition as the most sustainable cargo airline group in the Americas, as it reaffirms that we are on the right path and drives us to continue working strongly in our commitment to the environment and society,”

At the beginning of the year, nominations were opened, with 1,200 companies participating in 17 categories, including sustainability awards for entities such as airports, cargo airlines, handling operators, freight forwarders, among others.

Five finalists were selected for each category from the candidates. LATAM Cargo Chile stood out as the only South American cargo airline among them, and the only winner.