LATAM South American airlines flight LA805 arrived at Melbourne’s Tullamarine International Airport at approximately  18:39 pm local time. This being their first service into the Melbourne and operated by Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner  CC -BGN for the inaugural service. 

CC-BGN LATAM Boeing 787-9 ASO (1 of 1)

Touch down on runway 34 for flight LA805

The Oneworld alliance member will be bringing their Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to Melbourne three times weekly.
 LATAM will fly non-stop flights between Melbourne and Santiago (Chile), starting October  6th 2017. It is a unique flight to and from Melbourne as it’s  the only direct link between Melbourne and Latin America.

CC-BGN LATAM Boeing 787-9 ASO 6 (1 of 1)

CC-BGN begins to slow down concluding the first flight by LATAM to Melbourne

CC-BGN LATAM Boeing 787-9 ASO 5 (1 of 1)

CC-BGN LATAM Boeing 787-9 ASO 4 (1 of 1)

CC-BGN LATAM Boeing 787-9 ASO 8 (1 of 1)

The aircraft is greeted with the traditional Water Cannon salute by the Melbourne Airport Fire Rescue crews.

LATAM’s return flight, LA804 which departed Melbourne at 18:10pm will be a regular feature into Melbourne every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday, and arriving in Santiago at approximately 7.00pm the same day.

CC-BGN LATAM Boeing 787-9 ASO 9 (1 of 1)

CC-BGN pulls into bay Delta 20

CC-BGN LATAM Boeing 787-9 ASO 10 (1 of 1)

The new generation of passenger airliners, the Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 are a regular feature now of Melbourne Airport.

LATAM has fourteen of the Boeing 787-9s in service, with the first one being introduced to airline service in 2016, the Dash-9s operate along side 10 of the shorter 787-8.
Que tengan un buen viaje! (have a safe flight)
Aviation Spotters Online again thanks Melbourne International Airport for their support in the preparation of this article.