LATAM Airlines and Delta Air Lines entered into a new agreement in September, combining the strength of the two Americas-based airlines.

The deal will strengthen LATAM, according to Enrique Cueto Plaza, CEO of the airline, and will unlock new growth opportunities as well as offering passengers an exapnded array of destinations.

LATAM Airlines also recently launched a new direct service between Sydney and the airline’s Santiago hub. The new non-stop flights operate three times weekly, with departures from Sydney on Monday, Thursday and Saturday, and a journey time of approximately 13 hours.