Santiago, Chile, January 8, 2019- LATAM Airlines Group S.A. and its subsidiaries, ("LATAM Airlines Group" or "the Company") (NYSE: LTM / IPSA: LTM), the leading airline group in Latin America, today reported its preliminary monthly traffic statistics for December 2018 compared with the same period of 2017.

System passenger traffic increased 5.5%, while capacity rose by 6.2%. As a result, the Company's load factor for the month fell 0.6 percentage points to 83.5%. International passenger traffic accounted for approximately 56% of the month's total passenger traffic.